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386 Disability

Description

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

Details

Version: 4.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
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 MEANING
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 MEANING
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 MEANING
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 MEANING
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 MEANING
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 MEANING
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 MEANING
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 MEANING
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.

Data is 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 Student:

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

VET Student:

  • Student Enrolment (VEN)
  • VET Enrolment Revisions (VER)

Change History

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


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