Prison dischargee—mode of contact with family, friends and/or elders, prisoner mode of contact code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Mode of contact with family, friends and/or elders
Synonymous names:Mode of prison contact
METeOR identifier:624764
Registration status:Health, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:

The mode of contact a prison dischargee has with family, friends and/or elders, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Prison dischargee—mode of contact with family, friends and/or elders

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1No contact
2Received letters
3Phone contact
4Prison visits
Supplementary values:
9Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Does not include visits by legal representation and justice staff.

For use in Prisoner health data collections. If this value domain is to be used with other metadata then 'Unknown' would map to code 8.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Does not include visits by legal representation and justice staff.

 

Multiple options may be selected.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Prison dischargee—contact with family, friends and/or elders indicator, yes/no code N Health, Standard 19/11/2015

Supersedes Prison dischargee—mode of contact with family, friends and/or elders, code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Prison dischargee NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

DSS specific attributes +