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Prison—type of vaccine administered, vaccine type code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termType of vaccine administered
METeOR identifier:Help on this term624104
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this term

The type of vaccine administered in a prison, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Prison—type of vaccine administered

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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
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Hepatitis B
2Human papillomavirus (HPV)
3Meningococcal disease
4Hepatitis A
5Influenza
6Measles, mumps and rubella

Source and reference attributes

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

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Guide for use:Help on this term

This data element is used in conjunction with the data element: Prison—number of vaccine doses administered, number N[NN] to gain information about the immunisation programs available in Australia's prisons.

Comments:Help on this term

Immunisation is highly effective in reducing morbidity and mortality caused by vaccine-preventable diseases.

The Prisoner Health Information Group agreed that it was of most interest to collect information regarding hepatitis B, human papillomavirus and meningococcal vaccinations.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

Department of Health 2015. The Australian Immunisation Handbook.
Viewed 19/11/15,

http://www.immunise.health.gov.au/internet/immunise/publishing.nsf/
Content/Handbook10-home~handbook10part3~handbook10-3-3#3-3-9

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Supersedes Establishment (prison)—type of vaccine administered, vaccine type code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

See also Prison—number of vaccine doses administered, number N[NN] Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Vaccines administered cluster Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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