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Person—physical assault 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 termPhysical assault indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term626060
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether a person has ever been physically assaulted or attacked, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—physical assault 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

Physical assault and attack includes intentional acts of direct infliction of force or violence, intentional acts of indirect and non-confrontational force or violence, such as stalking resulting in physical harm to individuals, administration of illicit drugs, poison, drink/food spiking and setting traps.

Physical assault and attack does not include sexual assault or non-intentional acts of force or violence.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Person—physical assault indicator, yes/no code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016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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