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Prison dischargee–needle and syringe exchange program access prior to imprisonment indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termNeedle and syringe exchange program access
METeOR identifier:Help on this term624798
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether a prison dischargee had access to a needle and syringe exchange program prior to the most recent imprisonment, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Prison dischargee–needle and syringe exchange program access prior to imprisonment indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

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
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

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

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Needle and syringe programs refer to programs which provide safe injecting equipment (including needle and syringes, swabs, vials of sterile water and sharps bins), education and information on reducing drug use and referrals to drug treatment.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Prison dischargee—needle and syringe exchange program access prior to imprisonment indicator, yes/no code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prison dischargee NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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