Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 28/04/2016|
|DSS type:||Data Set Specification (DSS)|
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
|Guide for use:|
This NBEDS is a component of the Prisoner health NBEDS.
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
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
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.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Prison entrants DSS Health, Superseded 28/04/2016
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Prisoner health NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016