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Prison dischargee—length of time imprisoned, total days N[NNNN]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termTime imprisoned
Synonymous names:Help on this termTime in prison
METeOR identifier:Help on this term482597
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this term

The length of time a prisoner has spent in a prison, expressed as a number of days.

Data Element Concept:Prison dischargee—length of time imprisoned

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NNNN]
Maximum character length:Help on this term5
Unit of measure:Help on this termDay

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Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Length of time imprisoned for the current period of imprisonment. If the prisoner has been in prison multiple times during their life, do not include this in the response. If the exact number is unknown, enter an estimate. Length of time is grouped into the following:

  • 1-31 days
  • More than 1 to 3 months
  • More than 3 to 6 months
  • More than 6 to 12 months
  • More than 1 to 2 years
  • More than 2 to 5 years
  • More than 5 years

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Has been superseded by Prison dischargee—length of time imprisoned, code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prison dischargee DSS Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

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