GeneralInstruction

Package: 
Is Abstract: 
no
Is Pattern: 
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Definition: 

Processing instructions that pertain to data collection or data processing overall such as handling of non-response to questions, imputation practices, suppression rules, etc. General instructions should be listed separately to allow for referencing of specific processes.

Property: 
NameCardinalityDatatypeDescription
description
0..1
A description of the general instruction. May be expressed in multiple languages and supports the use of structured content.
commandCode
0..n
Structured information used by a system to process the instruction.
isOverride
0..1
If set to "true", indicates that this coding instruction overrides a more generally used process.
Relationship: 
NameTarget ObjectDescriptionSource cardinalityTarget cardinalityRelationship type
overriddenCodeA
Used when attribute of the containing GeneralInstruction isOverride equals true. This element provides the reference to the GeneralInstruction being overridden by the use of this instruction. For example a special confidentiality process used for a select set of variables rather than the normal process.[Referenced object not explicit]
0..1
1..1
Aggregation
overriddenCodeB
Used when attribute of the containing GeneralInstruction isOverride equals true. This element provides the reference to the GeneralInstruction being overridden by the use of this instruction. For example a special confidentiality process used for a select set of variables rather than the normal process.[Referenced object not explicit]
0..1
1..1
Aggregation

Stage:

DDI 3.2: 
d:GeneralInstructionType
Is extendable: 
Is property: 
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