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Prison dischargee—female health screening test type, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termFemale health screening test type
METeOR identifier:Help on this term625262
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
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The type of female-specific screening test a prison dischargee had during their most recent imprisonment, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Prison dischargee—female health screening test type

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
1Pap smear
2Mammogram
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Multiple options may be selected.

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:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Pap smear

A pap smear refers to a screening test for cervical cancer, which is carried out by a medical professional. During a Pap test, cells are collected from the surface of the cervix, transferred onto a slide or into a special liquid, and sent to a pathology laboratory for assessment.

CODE 2   Mammogram

A mammogram refers to a screening test for breast cancer, which is carried out by a medical professional. A mammogram is the process of using low-energy-X-rays to examine the breast.

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Supersedes Prison dischargee—female health screening test type, code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016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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