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Prison dischargee NBEDS

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term624543
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
DSS type:Help on this termData Set Specification (DSS)
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The Prison dischargee National Best Endeavours Data Set (NBEDS) defines data about all persons aged at least 18 who are going to be discharged from prison in the following 4 weeks from the date of data collection, during the National Prisoner Health Data Collection reporting period. This includes demographics, mental health, chronic diseases, alcohol and other drug use, use of prison clinics and services accessed in prison. The data are used to report against the National Prisoner Health Indicators, assist in monitoring the change in health of prison dischargees and inform prison health service planning and delivery.

In this collection, public and private prisons include those administered by Corrective Services departments, including correctional facilities and remand centres. Excluded from the collection are periodic detention centres, court and police cells, juvenile detention centres, immigration detention centres, secure psychiatric facilities, military prisons, home detention programs, and Australians held overseas.

Collection and usage attributes

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This NBEDS is a component of the Prisoner health NBEDS. Any data element that relates to events during prison only relates to the most recent imprisonment.

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Information about the prison dischargee is collected by a health professional during a discharge clinic visit using the Prison Discharge form.

One discharge form should be completed for each person who is going to be discharged from the prison system in the following 4 weeks from the date of data collection, during the National Prisoner Health Data Collection reporting period, which runs for two weeks during different times of the year for different jurisdictions.

Source and reference attributes

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Prison dischargee DSS Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prisoner health NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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1Prison—organisation identifier, NNNMandatory1
2Establishment—Australian state/territory identifier, code NMandatory1
3Person—person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)]Mandatory1
4Person—letters of given and family name, text XXXXXMandatory1
5Prison dischargee—expected date of release, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
6Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
7Person—age, total years N[NN]Conditional1
8Person—country of birth, code (SACC 2016) NNNNMandatory1
9Person—main language other than English spoken at home, code (ASCL 2011) NN{NN}Mandatory1
10Person—sex, code NMandatory1
11Person—transgender indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
12Person—Indigenous status, code NMandatory1
13Person—highest year of school completed, code NMandatory1
14Prison dischargee—length of time imprisoned, code NMandatory1
15Prison dischargee—first time in prison or juvenile detention indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
16Prison dischargee—contact with family, friends and/or elders indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
17Prison dischargee—mode of contact with family, friends and/or elders, prisoner mode of contact code NConditional3
18Prison dischargee—parental imprisonment status during childhood indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
19Prison dischargee—parental imprisonment status during childhood, parent/carer imprisoned code NConditional3
20Psychological distress clusterMandatory1
21Person—self-harm indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory2
22Person—blow to the head indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
23Person—blow to the head symptoms indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NConditional1
24Person—blow to the head still experiencing symptoms indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NConditional1
25Person—physical assault indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
26Person—sexual assault indicator, yes/no/wish to not answer/unknown code NMandatory1
27Prison dischargee—accident or injury requiring a doctor or nurse indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
28Person—physical activity change, code NMandatory1
29Person—weight change, code NMandatory1
30Person—intentional weight gain indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
31Prison dischargee—tattoo indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
32Prison dischargee—piercing indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
33Person—substance used illicitly indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory2
34Person—injecting drug use indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory2
35Person—needle sharing frequency, prisoner health frequency code NConditional1
36Opioid pharmacotherapy treatment program clusterMandatory1
37Prison dischargee–needle and syringe exchange program access prior to imprisonment indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
38Prison dischargee smoking status clusterMandatory1
39AUDIT-C score of risky alcohol consumption cluster (dischargee)Mandatory1
40Prison dischargee—alcohol consumption in prison indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
41Prison dischargee—alcohol treatment program participation indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
42Prison dischargee—prison health assessment indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
43Person—referral or appointment for further care indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NConditional1
44Person—ease of access to nurses indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
45Prison dischargee—prison clinic visit indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
46Prison dischargee—reason for non-utilisation of prison clinic, code NConditional4
47Person—ease of access to medical practitioners indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
48Prison dischargee—reason for non-utilisation of prison clinic, text X[X(99)]Conditional1
49Health service event—type of service provider consulted, occupation code (ANZSCO 2013 Version 1.2) N[NNN]{NN}Conditional12
50Prison dischargee—satisfaction with information from prison clinic, code NConditional1
51Prison dischargee—understanding of answers to questions at prison clinic, code NConditional1
52Prison dischargee—involvement in treatment decision, code NConditional1
53Prison dischargee—enough time at prison clinic, always/most of the time/sometimes/rarely/never/unknown code NConditional1
54Prison dischargee—rating of quality of health care received at prison clinic, code NConditional1
55Prison dischargee—most recent prison clinic visit, code NConditional1
56Health service event—prison health clinic services provided, code NConditional3
57Prison dischargee—appointment outside of prison indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
58Prison dischargee—admission to hospital indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
59Prison dischargee—type of hospital admitted to, hospital type code NConditional2
60Prison dischargee—planned hospital admission indicator, type of hospital admission code NConditional2
61Prison dischargee—emergency department visit indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
62Prison dischargee—type of health condition diagnosed prior to imprisonment, health condition code NNConditional18
63Prison dischargee—type of health condition diagnosed during imprisonment, health condition code NNConditional18
64Prison dischargee—type of health condition medication prescribed during imprisonment, health condition code NNConditional18
65Prison dischargee—continuing care plan after release for health condition, code NNConditional18
66Prison dischargee—communicable disease test, code NConditional5
67Prison dischargee—type of vaccine administered, vaccination type code NConditional6
68Education qualification clusterMandatory1
69Prison dischargee—physical health change since imprisonment indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
70Prison dischargee—extent of physical health change since imprisonment, code NMandatory1
71Prison dischargee—mental health change since imprisonment indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
72Prison dischargee—extent of mental health change since imprisonment, code NMandatory1
73Prison dischargee—expected sleeping arrangement on first night of release, code NMandatory1
74Prison dischargee—paid employment within two weeks of release indicator, yes/no/don't know code NMandatory1
75Prison dischargee—expected Centrelink payment on release indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
76Prison dischargee—type of Centrelink payment on prison release, code NConditional1
77Prison dischargee—Medicare card available on release indicator, yes/no/don't know code NMandatory1
78Prison dischargee—prescription medication indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
79Prison dischargee—continuation of prescription medication on release, yes/no/don't know code NConditional1
80Prison dischargee—type of health professional or service referred to on release, code NMandatory6
81Prison dischargee—preparedness indicator, code NMandatory1
82Prison dischargee—female health screening test type, code NConditional2
83Female—pregnant during imprisonment indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NConditional1
84Birth event—birth during imprisonment indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NConditional1
85Prison dischargee—living with child in prison indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NConditional1
86Prison dischargee—culturally appropriate health care in prison frequency, event frequency code NConditional1
87Prison dischargee—Aboriginal primary health care service consultation indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NConditional1
88Prison dischargee level of worry clusterMandatory1
89Prison dischargee—self-assessed mental health status, general level of health code NMandatory1
90Prison dischargee—self-assessed physical health status, general level of health code NMandatory1
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