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Prison dischargee—type of chronic condition diagnosed, prior to imprisonment, chronic condition code NN

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termType of chronic condition diagnosed prior to imprisonment
METeOR identifier:Help on this term483943
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this termThe type of chronic condition, diagnosed prior to the most recent imprisonment, from which a prison dischargee suffers, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Prison dischargee—type of chronic condition diagnosed, prior to imprisonment

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
02Psychological/mental health condition
03Skin condition (excluding cancer and communicable diseases)
04Alcohol or drug use problems
05Musculoskeletal injury
06Musculoskeletal condition (excluding arthritis, injury or cancer)
07Cardiovascular disease
08Respiratory condition (excluding asthma or cancer)
09Communicable disease
10Dental issues
11Digestive condition
13Sensory conditions (including ear and eye conditions)
14Neurological conditions
17Women's health conditions
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Collection and usage attributes

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Multiple options may be selected.

CODE 1   Diabetes

Diabetes includes Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes.

CODE 2   Psychological/mental health condition

Psychological/mental health condition includes depression, anxiety, psychosis, substance abuse, attention deficit/hyperactivity, adjustment, dissociation, impulse disorder, personality disorder or sleeping disorder, and other issues related to mental health.

CODE 3   Skin condition

Skin condition (excluding cancer or communicable diseases) includes conditions such as burns, scalds, dermatitis, fungal skin diseases, infectious skin disease, pressure sores, psoriasis, rosacea, ulcers and warts.

CODE 4   Alcohol or drug use

Alcohol or drug use includes problems related to the use or misuse of alcohol and other drugs and may include withdrawal, detoxification, smoking cessation, counselling.

CODE 5   Musculoskeletal injury

Musculoskeletal injury refers to recent/short term injuries to a skeletal muscle, tendon, ligament, joint or blood vessel that services skeletal muscles and any related tissues.

CODE 6   Musculoskeletal condition  

Musculoskeletal condition (excluding arthritis, injury or cancer) refers to long term conditions to a skeletal muscle, tendon, ligament, joint or blood vessel that services skeletal muscles and any related tissues; and

o   includes back injuries, back pain, bone disease, bursitis, joint diseases, muscular disease, spinal diseases, tendonitis; but

o   excludes arthritis, injury or cancer.

CODE 7   Cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease includes coronary heart disease, heart failure, rheumatic fever, rhematic heart disease, congenital heart disease, stroke and peripheral vascular disease.

CODE 8   Respiratory condition

Respiratory condition (excluding asthma, cancer or communicable disease) includes any issues with the respiratory system including airways, lungs and the respiratory muscles such as:

o   respiratory diseases such as chronic respiratory disease or lung disease;

o   respiratory tract infections such as bronchitis, diphtheria, influenza (flu), colds, croup, pneumonia, sinusitis, legionnaires' disease, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), tuberculosis and whooping cough.

CODE 9   Communicable disease

Communicable disease includes AIDS and HIV, bacterial infection, hepatitis, malaria, meningitis and meningococcal infections, sexually transmitted infections, viral infections and vaccine preventable diseases such as chickenpox and influenza.

CODE 10   Dental issues

Dental includes problems related to teeth or gums and may be a visit with a dentist or other health professional.

CODE 11   Digestive condition

Digestive condition (excluding cancer) includes abdominal pain, diarrhoea, gallstones, gastroenteritis, hernias, incontinence, indigestion, intestinal diseases, liver disease, malabsorption syndromes, oesophageal disease, pancreatic disease, peptic ulcer. It excludes digestive system cancers such as bowel, liver and stomach cancer.

CODE 12   Asthma

Asthma includes episodes of wheezing, breathlessness and chest tightness due to widespread narrowing of the airways.

CODE 13   Sensory conditions

Sensory (including ear and eye conditions) includes problems with sight or hearing, cataracts, ear ache, issues with spectacles (glasses), hearing aids.

CODE 14   Neurological conditions

Neurological includes treatment for epilepsy, seizures, Parkinsonian symptoms, dizziness, headaches, migraine.

CODE 15   Malignancy/cancer

Malignancy includes cancer (benign tumours, leukaemia, lymphoma, kidney cancer, bladder cancer, digestive system cancer, stomach cancer, bowel cancer, breast cancer, genital cancer, head and neck cancers, liver cancer, lung cancer, nervous system cancers, skin cancer), but excludes non-melanoma skin cancer.

CODE 16   Arthritis

Arthritis includes gout, rheumatism, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, other type and arthritis type unknown.

CODE 17   Women’s health conditions

Women’s health includes issues related to menstruation, pregnancy, female re-productive and gynaecological health.


Source and reference attributes

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

Data element attributes

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—type of health condition diagnosed prior to imprisonment, health condition code NN Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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Prison dischargee DSS Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

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