Substances used illicitly cluster
Identifying and definitional attributes
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These data elements are used in conjunction with each other to provide information on the type of substances a person has used illicitly in the last 12 months.
Collection and usage attributes
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The Substances used illicitly cluster comprises two data elements that capture information whether a person has possessed an illegal substance, or used a substance in an illegal manner, and the type of substance used illicitly.
These two data elements are: Person—substance used illicitly indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N and Person—type of substance used illicitly, drug of concern (ASCDC 2011 extended) code NNNN.
Information is collected at the reception assessment on the National Prisoner Health Data Collection Prison Entrants form. This information is based on self-reporting.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
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