Prison dischargee—female health screening test type, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Female health screening test type
METeOR identifier:625262
Registration status:Health, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:

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:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Pap smear
2Mammogram
Supplementary values:
9Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Prison dischargee—female health screening test type, code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Prison dischargee NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

DSS specific attributes +