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Prison dischargee—female health screening test type, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termFemale health screening test type
METeOR identifier:Help on this term483734
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this termWhether the prison dischargee has had a Pap smear or mammogram, during their most recent imprisonment, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Prison dischargee—female health screening test type

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Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
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ValueMeaning
1Pap smear
2Mammogram
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9Not stated/inadequately described

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Source and reference attributes

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

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Collection and usage attributes

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A pap smear refers to a screening test for cervical cancer, which is carried out by a medical professional. During a Pap test, cells are collected from the surface of the cervix, transferred onto a slide or into a special liquid, and sent to a pathology laboratory for assessment.

A mammogram refers to a screening test for breast cancer, which is carried out by a medical professional. A mammogram is the process of using low-energy-X-rays to examine the breast.

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Has been superseded by Prison dischargee—female health screening test type, code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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Prison dischargee DSS Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

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