Australian Bureau of Statistics
4240.0.55.002 - National Early Childhood Education and Care Collection: Data Collection Guide, 2011
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Standard Jurisdictional Output Categories
The following output instructions refer to the format in which the data should be provided to the ABS. This format differs to the format presented in METeOR 'Value domain attributes'. The format presented in METeOR is the format that the data element would be collected if it was collected in URL form. The following outlines the format of the data as it should be provided to the ABS at aggregate level.
Representation class: Total
Data type: Number
Format: N[NNNN], for example: 42
Maximum character length: 5
2 - Female
3 - Intersex or indeterminate
Guide for Use
This data element must be cross classified and reported by the supporting data elements listed above.
CODE 3: Intersex or indeterminate
Refers to a person, who because of a genetic condition, was born with reproductive organs or sex chromosomes that are not exclusively male or female or whose sex has not yet been determined for whatever reason. The definition for Intersex in the Guide for use is sourced from the ACT Legislation (Gay, Lesbian and Transgender) Amendment Act 2003. CODE 3 Intersex or indeterminate - Is normally used for babies for whom sex has not been determined for whatever reason.
CODE 9: Not stated/inadequately described
For use in administrative collections when transferring data from data sets where the item has not been collected.
Related URL data element: Sex.
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