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:Data Element
Short name:Needle and syringe exchange program access
METeOR identifier:624798
Registration status:Health, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:

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:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:
9Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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:

 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

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Prison dischargee—needle and syringe exchange program access prior to imprisonment indicator, yes/no code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016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

Prison dischargee NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

DSS specific attributes +