Sex of prison entrants cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:624298
Registration status:Health, Standard 28/04/2016
DSS type:Data Element Cluster
Scope:

The Sex of prison entrants cluster defines the number of males and females entering Australia's prisons during the National Prisoner Health Data Collection period.

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The Sex of prison entrants cluster comprises two data elements: Prison—number of prison entrants, number N[NN] and Person—sex, code N.  In combination these data elements define the following information:
 

Sex Number of prison entrants
Male N[NN]
Female N[NN]
Comments:

The number and sex of persons entering Australia's prisons during the National Prisoner Health Data Collection period will be used to derive statistics on the demographic characteristics of prison entrants.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Sex of prison entrants cluster Health, Standardisation pending 30/05/2018

Supersedes Sex of prison entrants cluster Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Prison establishments NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
-Person—sex, code NMandatory3
-Prison—number of prison entrants, number N[NN]Mandatory1