Person—sexual assault indicator, yes/no/wish to not answer/unknown code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Sexual assault indicator
METeOR identifier:625775
Registration status:Health, Standard 28/04/2016

An indicator of whether a person has ever been sexually assaulted or forced or frightened into doing something sexually they did not want to do, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—sexual assault indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
3Wish to not answer
Supplementary values:

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.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Forced or frightened into doing something sexually includes intentional and unwelcome acts of physical intimacy, comments; requests; touching; fondling; fingering or masturbation; oral, anal or vaginal sex and verbal or behavioural demands for sexual favours.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Person—sexual assault, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Prison dischargee NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

DSS specific attributes +