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Prison entrant—number of times in prison or juvenile detention, total number N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPrison entrant number of times in prison or juvenile detention
Synonymous names:Help on this termNumber of times in prison; number of times in detention
METeOR identifier:Help on this term399014
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 25/08/2011
Definition:Help on this termThe total number of times a prison entrant has been imprisoned in a prison and/or in a juvenile detention centre.
Data Element Concept:Prison entrant—number of times in prison or juvenile detention

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Supplementary values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
99Not stated/inadequately described

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The total number of times in an adult prison includes the current imprisonment.

This data element should be used in conjunction with the data element: Prison entrant—type of corrective services facility, code N to provide information on the prison entrant's incarceration history.

Comments:Help on this term

Commonly, prisoners have been in prison or juvenile detention numerous times (AIHW 2010).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Help on this termAIHW (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) 2010. The health of Australia's prisoners 2009. Cat. no. PHE 123. Canberra: AIHW

Relational attributes

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See also Prison entrant—type of corrective services facility, code N Health, Standard 25/08/2011

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Incarceration history cluster Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Incarceration history cluster Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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