Australian Bureau of Statistics
1200.0.55.001 - Disability Variables, 2006
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/10/2006 First Issue
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CLASSIFICATION AND CODING
THE STANDARD CLASSIFICATION AND CODE STRUCTURE
16. 'Severity of disability' is a 4 level hierarchical classification.
17. The categories in the classification are:
18. The 7 base level categories of the classification are:
Residual categories and codes
19. Not applicable.
20. The following supplementary code is used to code non-responses:
0 Not stated
SCOPE OF THE CLASSIFICATION
21. The 'Severity of disability' classification applies to all persons.
APPLICATION OF THE CLASSIFICATION TO OTHER VARIABLES
22. In addition to 'Severity of disability', the 'Severity of disability' classification is used to classify responses to the 'Core activity need for assistance' classification.
23. Responses to the 'Severity of disability' variable are stored as codes of the classification. The 'Severity of disability' classification does not require a coding index.
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