Category

Package: 
Extends: 
Version: 
1
Is Abstract: 
no
Is Pattern: 
no
Definition: 

A Concept whose role is to define and measure a characteristic.

Explanatory Notes: 

The Category is a Concept. It can have multiple name and display label properties as well as a definition and some descriptive text. As a "Signified" class there can be one or more "Sign" classes (e.g. a Code) that denotes it with some representation. The relationship is from the Code to the Category.

Example: 
Self-identified as "Male". "Extremely Satisfied" as a response category.
Property: 
NameCardinalityDatatypeDescription
descriptiveText
0..1
A short natural language account of the characteristics of the object.
Relationship: 

Stage:

DDI 3.2: 
l:CategoryType
Is extendable: 
Is property: 
0
RDF Mapping: 

Comments

What value does this element add, since there are no properties or relations?