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Health service non-utilisation cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term482507
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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The Health service non-utilisation cluster defines the non-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

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The Health service non-utilisation cluster comprises three data elements that in combination provide information on a prison entrant's health seeking behaviours in the community and prison. The data elements are: Prison entrant—service provider needed but not utilised indicator, yes/no code N; Prison entrant—type of service provider needed but not utilised, occupation code (ANZSCO 2013 Version 1.2) N[NNN]{NN} and Health service event—prisoner location when service provider was needed, but not utilised, prisoner location code N.

The Health service non-utilisation cluster defines the following information:

Health service provider not 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
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Information on health service non-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

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Health service non-utilisation cluster Health, Superseded 28/04/2016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

See also Prison entrant—imprisonment in the last 12 months indicator, yes/no code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prison entrants NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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1Prison entrant—service provider needed but not utilised indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
2Prison entrant—type of service provider needed but not utilised, occupation code (ANZSCO 2013 Version 1.2) N[NNN]{NN}Conditional12
3Health service event—prisoner location when service provider was needed, but not utilised, prisoner location code NConditional1
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