CategorySchemeType

Package: 
Is Abstract: 
no
Is Pattern: 
no
Definition: 

A scheme containing a set of Categories managed by an agency. These are used to manage category definitions used as a domain for data element and basic content for a category representations. In addition to the name, label, and description of the scheme, the structure supports the inclusion of another CategoryScheme by reference, a set of Category descriptions either in-line or by reference, and the description of a CategoryGroup either in-line or by reference.

Property: 
NameCardinalityDatatypeDescription
CategorySchemeName
0..n
A name for the scheme. May be expressed in multiple languages. Repeat the element to express names with different content, for example different names for different systems.
Label
0..n
A display label for the scheme. May be expressed in multiple languages. Repeat for labels with different content, for example, labels with differing length limitations.
Description
0..1
A description of the content and purpose of the scheme. May be expressed in multiple languages and supports the use of structured content.
Relationship: 
NameTarget ObjectDescriptionSource cardinalityTarget cardinalityRelationship type
CategorySchemeReference
Allows for inclusion by reference of other category schemes.
0..n
Category
A description of a particular category or response. OECD Glossary of Statistical Term Generic term for items at any level within a classification, typically tabulation categories, sections, subsections, divisions, subdivisions, groups, subgroups, classes and subclasses.
0..n
CategoryGroup
Allows categories to be grouped with or without hierarchical structure.
0..n
CategoryGroupReference
Inclusion of a CategoryGroup that allows categories to be grouped with or without hierarchical structure by reference. TypeOfObject should be set to Category.
0..

Stage:

DDI 3.2: 
l:CategorySchemeType
Is extendable: 
RDF Mapping: