Person—physical assault indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Physical assault indicator
METeOR identifier:626060
Registration status:Health, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:

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: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:

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:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Person—physical assault indicator, yes/no code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016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