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Prison entrants NBEDS

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term482353
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
DSS type:Help on this termData Set Specification (DSS)
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The Prison entrants National Best Endeavours Data Set (NBEDS) defines data about all persons aged 18 and over entering the prison system during the National Prisoner Health Data Collection period. This includes demographic data and data about a prison entrant’s mental health, chronic disease status, pregnancy history, alcohol and other drug use and health service use.

Collection and usage attributes

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This NBEDS is a component of the Prisoner health NBEDS.

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Information about the prison entrant is collected by a health professional at the prison reception health assessment (alternatively known as the intake or induction assessment) using the Prison Entrants form.

One Prison Entrants form should be completed for each person who enters the prison system during the National Prisoner Health Data Collection period.

Source and reference attributes

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2009. From corrections to community: a set of indicators of the health of Australia's prisoners. Bulletin no. 75. Cat. no. AUS 120. Canberra: AIHW.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2015. The health of Australia's prisoners 2015. Cat. no. PHE 207. Canberra: AIHW.

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Prison entrants DSS Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prisoner health NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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1Prison—organisation identifier, NNNMandatory1
2Establishment—Australian state/territory identifier, code NMandatory1
3Person—person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)]Mandatory1
4Person—letters of given and family name, text XXXXXMandatory1
5Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
6Person—age, total years N[NN]Conditional1
7Person—country of birth, code (SACC 2016) NNNNMandatory1
8Person—main language other than English spoken at home, code (ASCL 2011) NN{NN}Mandatory1
9Person—sex, code NMandatory1
10Person—transgender indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
11Person—Indigenous status, code NMandatory1
12Person—highest year of school completed, code NMandatory1
13Non-school qualifications clusterMandatory1
14Prison entrant—education attendance status 30 days prior to imprisonment, code NMandatory1
15Prison entrant—labour force status 30 days prior to imprisonment, code NMandatory1
16Prison entrant—sleeping arrangements in the last 4 weeks, code NMandatory3
17Prison entrant—number of dependent children prior to imprisonment, total number N[N]Mandatory1
18Prison entrant—first time in prison or juvenile detention indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
19Incarceration history clusterConditional1
20Prison entrant—age at first detention, total years N[NN]Conditional1
21Prison entrant—legal status of prisoner, detention status code NMandatory2
22Prison entrant—imprisonment in the last 12 months indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
23Prison entrant—parental imprisonment status during childhood indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
24Prison entrant—parental imprisonment status during childhood, parent/carer imprisoned code NConditional3
25Person—mental health disorder indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
26Person—medication for mental health disorder indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NConditional1
27Psychological distress clusterMandatory1
28Chronic condition clusterMandatory1
29Health service utilisation clusterMandatory1
30Health service non-utilisation clusterMandatory1
31Health service non-utilisation reason clusterConditional1
32Person—blow to the head indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
33Person—blow to the head symptoms indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NConditional1
34Person—blow to the head still experiencing symptoms indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NConditional1
35Person—self-harm indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
36Person—self-harm ideation in the last 12 months, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
37AUDIT score for risky alcohol consumption clusterMandatory1
38Smoking status clusterMandatory1
39Substances used illicitly clusterMandatory1
40Opioid pharmacotherapy treatment clusterMandatory1
41Female—cervical screening indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NConditional1
42Pregnancy status clusterConditional1
43Prison entrant—mental health service referral indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
44Prison entrant—at risk of suicide or self-harm indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
45Prison entrant level of worry clusterMandatory1
46Prison entrant—self-assessed physical health, general level of health code NMandatory1
47Prison entrant—self-assessed mental health status, general level of health code NMandatory1
48Activity and participation need for assistance cluster (disability flag prisoner health)Mandatory8
49Person—education participation restriction indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
50Person—employment participation restriction indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
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