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Prison entrant—sleeping arrangements in the last 4 weeks, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termSleeping arrangements in the last 4 weeks
METeOR identifier:Help on this term482320
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this term

The type of sleeping arrangements a prison entrant has experienced in the last 4 weeks, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Prison entrant—sleeping arrangements in the last 4 weeks

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
1Sleeping on the streets, in a park, in cars or railway carriages
2Sleeping in short-term accommodation, emergency accommodation, couch surfing or living temporarily with friend or relatives
3Sleeping in own accommodation/rental accommodation and named on the lease or mortgage
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

For use in Prisoner health data collections. If this value domain is used with other metadata then 'Unknown' maps to code 8.

More than one code may be recorded if multiple fields are relevant.

CODE 2   Sleeping in short-term accommodation, emergency accommodation, couch surfing or living temporarily with friend or relatives

In this code, sleeping in emergency accommodation refers to shelters, refuges or any other form of accommodation provided by government-funded agencies or charities.

 

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prison entrants NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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