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Prisoner

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term399172
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 25/08/2011
Definition:Help on this termAn adult (aged at least 18 years) who is held in custody and whose confinement is the responsibility of a correctional services agency. It includes sentenced prisoners and prisoners held in custody awaiting trial or sentencing (remandees). Juvenile offenders, persons in psychiatric custody, police cell detainees, those in periodic detention, asylum seekers or Australians held in overseas prisons are not included.

Source and reference attributes

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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Person—prisoner health discharge summary indicator, yes/no code N Health, Standard 25/08/2011

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