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Person—needle sharing frequency, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termNeedle sharing frequency in prison
METeOR identifier:Help on this term483015
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this termA descriptor of how often a person uses a needle which has already been used by someone else, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—needle sharing frequency

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Always
2Sometimes
3Never
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8Unknown

Source and reference attributes

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

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Injecting drugs refers to a method of introducing a drug into the body with a hollow needle and a syringe which is pierced through the skin into the body.

Source and reference attributes

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

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Person—needle sharing frequency, prisoner health frequency code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016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Prison dischargee DSS Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

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