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The relationship status of an adoptive parent at the time of placement of the child, as represented by a code.


Data Element (this item)


This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Marital status code N ".
Data Type Number
Format N
Maximum character length 1
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 1 Never married
2 Widowed
3 Divorced
4 Separated
5 Married (registered and de facto)
Supplementary Values 6 Not stated/inadequately described


Guide for use:
Marital status should be counted at the time of the placement of the child with the adopted family.


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Relation Count
Use within a Question 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 0
As a denominator in an Indicator 0
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 0