Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Prison establishment identifier|
|Synonymous names:||Correctional facility identifier|
A numeric sequence of characters that identifies a prison.
|Data Element Concept:||Establishment (prison)—organisation identifier|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||3|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
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The organisation identifier includes components that identify the state/territory (character position one) and the prison (character positions two and three).
Each prison included in the National Prisoner Health Census will have a unique identifier at the national level. Allocation of the prison identifier is undertaken by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (the organisation responsible for the National Prisoner Health Census).
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
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