Chronic condition cluster
Identifying and definitional attributes
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The Chronic condition cluster defines:
Collection and usage attributes
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The Chronic condition cluster comprises three data elements which allow:
1. Data on the type of chronic condition to be combined with an indicator of whether the prison entrant has ever been told by a doctor or nurse that he or she has the condition. This is achieved by the combination of the two data elements: Person—type of chronic condition, code N and Person—specific chronic condition indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N.
2. Data on the type of chronic condition to be matched with an indicator of whether the person reports that they currently have the condition. This is achieved by the combination of the two data elements: Person—type of chronic condition, code N and Person—chronic condition indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N.
This combination of the three data elements as shown above allows the following two items to be recorded:
Information on chronic conditions is collected at the reception assessment on the National Prisoner Health Data Collection Prison Entrants form.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
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