Health service non-utilisation reason cluster
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 28/04/2016|
|DSS type:||Data Element Cluster|
The Health service non-utilisation reason cluster defines the reason for 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
|Guide for use:|
The Health service non-utilisation reason 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 include: Prison entrant—service provider needed but not utilised indicator, yes/no code N; Prison entrant—reason for non-utilisation of health service, code NN and Health service event—prisoner location when service provider was needed, but not utilised, prisoner location code N.
The Health service non-utilisation reason cluster defines the following information:
Information on health service non-utilisation reason 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.
|Implementation start date:||18/05/2012|
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Prison entrants NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016