VariableSchemeType

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

Contains a set of Variables and VariableGroups. In addition to the standard name, label, and description of the Variable Scheme, may contain another VariableScheme by reference, a listing of Variables (in-line or by reference), and a listing of VariableGroups (in-line or by reference).

Property: 
NameCardinalityDatatypeDescription
VariableSchemeName
0..n
A name for the VariableScheme. 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 VariableScheme. May be expressed in multiple languages and supports the use of structured content.
Relationship: 
NameTarget ObjectDescriptionSource cardinalityTarget cardinalityRelationship type
VariableSchemeReference
Allows for the inclusion of another VariableScheme by reference.
0..n
Variable
Describes a Variable in-line. This is the applied expression of a data item within a data set.
0..n
VariableGroup
Contains a group of Variables, which may be ordered or hierarchical.
0..n

Stage:

DDI 3.2: 
l:VariableSchemeType
Is extendable: 
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