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386 Disability

Description

An eight-character code indicating responses to three questions about disabilities

Details

Version: 1.1
First year: 2009
Last year: 2011
Field name: DISABILITY
Element name: Disability

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: Eight single-numeric fields
Width: 8

Classification

1st Character - disability, impairment or long term medical condition

CODE DERIVATION
0 Student did not indicate the existence of a disability, impairment or long term medical condition
1 Student indicated that she/he has a disability, impairment or long term medical condition
2 Student indicated that she/he does not have a disability, impairment or long term medical condition

2nd Character - hearing disability

CODE DERIVATION
0 Student did not indicate she/he has a hearing disability
1 Student indicated that she/he has a disability, impairment or long term medical condition and that she/he has a hearing disability

3rd Character - learning disability

CODE DERIVATION
0 Student did not indicate she/he has a learning disability
1 Student indicated that she/he has a disability, impairment or long term medical condition and that she/he has a learning disability

4th Character - mobility disability

CODE DERIVATION
0 Student did not indicate she/he has a mobility disability
1 Student indicated that she/he has a disability, impairment or long term medical condition and that she/he has a mobility disability

5th Character - visual disability

CODE DERIVATION
0 Student did not indicate she/he has a visual disability
1 Student indicated that she/he has a disability, impairment or long term medical condition and that she/he has a visual disability

6th Character- medical disability

CODE DERIVATION
0 Student did not indicate she/he has a medical disability
1 Student indicated that she/he has a disability, impairment or long term medical condition and that she/he has a medical disability

7th Character - other disability

CODE DERIVATION
0 Student did not indicate she/he has an other disability
1 Student indicated that she/he has a disability, impairment or long term medical condition and that she/he has an other disability

8th Character - support services, equipment and facilities

CODE DERIVATION
0 Student did not indicate that she/he has a disability
1 Student indicated that she/he has a disability, impairment or long term medical condition and that she/he would like to receive advice on support services, equipment and facilities
2 Student indicated that she/he has a disability, impairment or long term medical condition and that she/he does not wish to receive advice on support services, equipment and facilities

Coding notes

A student may indicate more than one disability, impairment or long term medical condition.

Details to be collected using the following questions:

Question 1

Do you have a disability, impairment or long term medical condition which may affect your studies?

☑ Yes ☑ No

Question 2

If “yes” to Question 1, please indicate the area/s of impairment:

☑ Hearing

☑ Learning

☑ Mobility

☑ Vision

☑ Medical

☑ Other

Question 3

If “yes” to Question 1, would you like to receive advice on support services, equipment and facilities which may assist you?

☑ Yes ☑ No

Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.

Input files

​Higher Education:

  • Past Course Completions (PS)
  • Student Enrolment (EN)

VET:

  • Student Enrolment (VEN)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.


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