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Supersedes Prison entrants DSS Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

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Prisoner health NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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Seq No.Help on this termMetadata itemHelp on this term ObligationHelp on this term Max occursHelp on this term
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
    1    Person—non-school qualification indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
    2    Person—non-school qualification completed, level of non-school qualification code NConditional1
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
    1    Prison entrant—number of times in prison or juvenile detention, total number N[N]Mandatory1
    2    Prison entrant—type of corrective services facility, code NMandatory2
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
    1    Person—type of psychological distress, code N[N]Mandatory10
    2    Person—frequency of symptoms, code NMandatory1
    3    Person—level of psychological distress, K-10 score of psychological distress code NMandatory1
28Chronic condition clusterMandatory1
    1    Person—specific chronic condition indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
    2    Person—chronic condition indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NConditional1
    3    Person—type of chronic condition, code NConditional1
29Health service utilisation clusterMandatory1
    1    Prison entrant—individual service provider consulted indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
    2    Prison entrant—type of service provider consulted, occupation code (ANZSCO 2013 Version 1.2) N[NNN]{NN}Conditional12
    3    Health service event—prisoner location, code NConditional1
30Health service non-utilisation clusterMandatory1
    1    Prison entrant—service provider needed but not utilised indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
    2    Prison entrant—type of service provider needed but not utilised, occupation code (ANZSCO 2013 Version 1.2) N[NNN]{NN}Conditional12
    3    Health service event—prisoner location when service provider was needed, but not utilised, prisoner location code NConditional1
31Health service non-utilisation reason clusterConditional1
    1    Prison entrant—service provider needed but not utilised indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
    2    Prison entrant—reason for non-utilisation of health service, code NNConditional11
    3    Health service event—prisoner location when service provider was needed, but not utilised, prisoner location code NConditional22
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
    1    Person—alcohol consumption frequency, AUDIT frequency alcohol consumption code NMandatory1
    2    Person—alcohol consumption amount (self-reported), total standard drinks NNConditional1
    3    Person—consumption of 6 or more standard drinks on one occasion, AUDIT consuming 6 or more standard drinks code NConditional1
38Smoking status clusterMandatory1
    1    Person—ever smoked a full cigarette indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
    2    Person—tobacco smoking start age, total years N[NN]Conditional1
    3    Person—current smoking status indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NConditional1
    4    Person—tobacco smoking frequency, current smoking frequency code NConditional1
    5    Person—like to quit smoking indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NConditional1
    6    Person—type of assistance to quit smoking, code NConditional4
    7    Person—type of assistance to quit smoking, text X[X(99)]Conditional1
39Substances used illicitly clusterMandatory1
    1    Person—substance used illicitly indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
    2    Person—type of substance used illicitly, drug of concern (ASCDC 2011 extended) code NNNNConditional99
40Opioid pharmacotherapy treatment clusterMandatory1
    1    Person—previous opioid pharmacotherapy treatment program indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory2
    2    Person—current opioid pharmacotherapy treatment program indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory2
    3    Person—type of opioid pharmacotherapy treatment, code NConditional2
41Female—cervical screening indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NConditional1
42Pregnancy status clusterConditional1
    1    Female—ever been pregnant indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
    2    Female—age at first pregnancy, total years N[N]Conditional1
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
    1    Prison entrant—level of worry related to current imprisonment, a lot/a little/not at all/unknown code NMandatory1
    2    Prison entrant—level of worry related to upcoming release, a lot/a little/not at all/unknown code NConditional1
    3    Prison entrant—level of worry related to family or relationships in the community, a lot/a little/not at all/unknown code NMandatory1
    4    Prison entrant—level of worry related to relationships in prison, a lot/a little/not at all/unknown code NMandatory1
    5    Prison entrant—level of worry related to mental health issues, a lot/a little/not at all/unknown code NMandatory1
    6    Prison entrant—level of worry related to physical health issues, a lot/a little/not at all/unknown code NMandatory1
    7    Prison entrant—level of worry related to alcohol, tobacco and other drug issues, a lot/a little/not at all/unknown code NMandatory1
    8    Prison entrant—level of worry related to other issues, a lot/a little/not at all/unknown code NMandatory1
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
    -    Person—activity and participation life area, disability flag code NMandatory1
    -    Person—need for assistance with activities in a life area, disability flag prisoner health code NMandatory1
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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