Smoking status cluster
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|DSS type:||Data Element Cluster|
|Scope:||These data elements are used in conjunction with each other to determine the history and current smoking status of a person.|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
The Smoking status cluster comprises four data elements that, in combination, determine a person's current smoking status and history of tobacco use.
This is achieved by the combination of the four data elements: Person—ever smoked a full cigarette indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N; Person—tobacco smoking start age, total years N[NN]; Person—current smoking status indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N and Person—tobacco smoking frequency, current tobacco smoking frequency code N.
The Smoking status cluster describes the following information:
N/A is not applicable.
|Collection methods:||Information on a prison entrant's smoking status and history are collected at the reception assessment on the National Prisoner Health Census Prison Entrants form.|
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
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|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
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