Health service utilisation cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:482505
Registration status:Health, Standard 28/04/2016
DSS type:Data Element Cluster
Scope:

The Health service utilisation cluster defines the utilisation of health services in the community and in prison by prison entrants in the last 12 months; and provides a greater understanding of the health seeking behaviours of prison entrants.

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The Health service utilisation cluster comprises three data elements that in combination define information on a prison entrant's health seeking behaviours in the community and prison. The data elements include: Prison entrant—individual service provider consulted indicator, yes/no code NPrison entrant—type of service provider consulted, occupation code (ANZSCO 2013 Version 1.2) N[NNN]{NN} and Health service event—prisoner location, code N.

The Health service utilisation cluster defines the following information:

Health service provider consulted           Location of prisoner:           
Community   
Location of prisoner:
Prison
Medical practitioner (Doctor/GP) Y/N Y/N
Nurse Y/N Y/N
Alcohol and drug-worker Y/N Y/N
Aboriginal health worker Y/N Y/N
Dentist Y/N Y/N
Psychologist Y/N Y/N
Psychiatrist Y/N Y/N
Social worker/welfare officer Y/N Y/N
Mental health nurse/team Y/N Y/N
Physiotherapist Y/N Y/N
Radiographer Y/N Y/N
Other Y/N Y/N
Collection methods:

Information on health service utilisation is provided at the reception assessment on the National Prisoner Health Data Collection Prison Entrants form. Only prison entrants who have been in prison in the last 12 months may provide responses to the 'Prison' category.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Health service utilisation cluster Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

See also Prison entrant—imprisonment in the last 12 months indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Prison entrants NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

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Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
1Prison entrant—individual service provider consulted indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
2Prison entrant—type of service provider consulted, occupation code (ANZSCO 2013 Version 1.2) N[NNN]{NN}Conditional12
3Health service event—prisoner location, code NConditional1