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Prison entrant—type of corrective services facility, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termType of corrective services facility
METeOR identifier:Help on this term398999
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 25/08/2011
Definition:Help on this termThe type of corrective services facility in which a prison entrant has been detained, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Prison entrant—type of corrective services facility

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Adult prison
2Juvenile detention centre

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1 Adult prison

A place which is the responsibility of a corrective services department, and may be operated by that department or by a private company, where individuals are detained while under the supervision on remand (pre–sentence) or a sentence of imprisonment.

CODE 2 Juvenile detention centre

A place administered and operated by a juvenile justice agency, where young people are detained while under the supervision of the relevant juvenile justice agency. Young people usually refers to people aged 10-17 years, however, it is possible for young people who are 18 years or older to be under juvenile justice supervision.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2010. The health of Australia's prisoners 2009. Cat. no. PHE 123. Canberra: AIHW

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data element is used in conjunction with the data element: Prison entrant—number of times in prison or juvenile detention, total number N[N] to identify the number of prison entrants who have been in prison or juvenile detention previously.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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See also Prison entrant—number of times in prison or juvenile detention, total number N[N] Health, Standard 25/08/2011

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Incarceration history cluster Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Incarceration history cluster Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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