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Prison—organisation identifier, NNN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPrison establishment identifier
Synonymous names:Help on this termCorrectional facility identifier
METeOR identifier:Help on this term626117
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
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A numeric sequence of characters that identifies a prison.

Data Element Concept:Prison—organisation identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termIdentifier
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termNNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term3

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The organisation identifier includes components that identify the state/territory (character position one) and the prison (character positions two and three).

Each prison included in the National Prisoner Health Data Collection will have a unique identifier at the national level. Allocation of the prison identifier is undertaken by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (the organisation responsible for the National Prisoner Health Data Collection).

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Supersedes Establishment (prison)—organisation identifier, NNN Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prison dischargee DSS Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Prison dischargee NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Prison entrants NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Prison establishments NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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