Hospital transfer cluster
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 28/04/2016|
|DSS type:||Data Element Cluster|
The Hospital transfer cluster defines the number of planned and unplanned transfers between prison and a community-based hospital during the National Prisoner Health Data Collection period.
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
The Hospital transfer cluster comprises two data elements: Prison—planned hospital transfer indicator, yes/no code N and Prison—number of hospital transfers, number N[NN] that in combination define the number and type (planned/unplanned) of transfers between prison and a community-based hospital during the National Prisoner Health Data Collection period.
The Hospital transfer cluster was included in the Prisoner Health NBEDS as the National Prisoner Health Indicators includes the indicator: Number of hospital transfers for prisoners in custody during the data collection period.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Hospital transfer cluster Health, Superseded 28/04/2016
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Prison establishments NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016