ConceptualVariableGroupType

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

Contains a group of ConceptualVariables, which may describe an ordered or hierarchical relationship structure. ConceptualVariables may be grouped for a wide range of reasons including conceptual or universe grouping, usage, subject or keyword relationships, or other grouping reason that will assist in the management of a group of ConceptualVariables. Specifies the purpose of the group, a name, label, and description of the group, its relationship to a specific universe or concept, and lists the members of the group.

Property: 
NameCardinalityDatatypeDescription
TypeOfConceptualVariableGroup
0..1
A generic element for specifying a reason for a ConceptualVariableGroup. Note that this element can contain either a term from a controlled vocabulary list or a textual description.
ConceptualVariableGroupName
0..n
A name for the group. 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 ConceptualVariableGroup. 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 ConceptualVariableGroup. May be expressed in multiple languages and supports the use of structured content.
isOrdered
0..1
If set to "true" indicates that the content of the group is ordered as it appears within the XML structure.
Relationship: 
NameTarget ObjectDescriptionSource cardinalityTarget cardinalityRelationship type
UniverseReference
Reference to the universe statement describing the persons or other objects to which the contents of this group pertain. TypeOfObject should be set to Universe.
0..n
ConceptReference
Reference to the concept expressed by the objects in this group. TypeOfObject should be set to Concept.
0..1
Subject
If subjects are listed for this group, it is strongly recommended that the subjects listed also be found in the TopicalCoverage element for the parent packaging element when this group is included directly or by reference in a module containing a coverage element. Use of subject at the group level allows for associating objects as a type of subject based group or to identify subject characteristics of a reusable group of objects.
0..n
Keyword
If keywords are listed for this group, it is strongly recommended that the keywords listed also be found in the TopicalCoverage element for the parent packaging element when this group is included directly or by reference in a module containing a coverage element. Use of keyword at the group level allows for associating objects as a type of keyword based group or to identify keyword characteristics of a reusable group of objects.
0..n
ConceptualVariableReference
Reference to constituent ConceptualVariable (from the substitution group). TypeOfObject should be set to ConceptualVariable.
0..n
ConceptualVariableGroupReference
Reference to constituent ConceptualVariableGroup. This allows for nesting of ConceptualVariableGroups. TypeOfObject should be set to ConceptualVariableGroup.
0..n

Stage:

DDI 3.2: 
c:ConceptualVariableGroupType
Is extendable: 
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