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National Prisoner Health Data Collection

Identifying and definitional attributes

Item type:Help on this termData Source
Description:Help on this term

The National Prisoner Health Data Collection (NPHDC) is the main data source for reporting on the National Prisoner Health Indicators in the report series, The health of Australia’s prisoners. The NPHDC contains data provided by the state and territory departments responsible for prisoner health, through a data collection conducted in prisons throughout Australia. It includes confidentialised unit record data for prison entrants, prison dischargees, and prison clinic visits over a 2 week period,  plus medications taken by prisoners, information on the operation of prison clinics, and information on prison health services at jurisdictional level.

Collection and usage attributes

Frequency:Help on this termTriennial
Implementation start date:Help on this term29/06/2009

Source and reference attributes

Data custodian:Help on this term

 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare