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Substances used illicitly cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term626825
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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These data elements are used in conjunction with each other to provide information on the type of substances a person has used illicitly in the last 12 months.

Collection and usage attributes

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The Substances used illicitly cluster comprises two data elements that capture information whether a person has possessed an illegal substance, or used a substance in an illegal manner, and the type of substance used illicitly.

These two data elements are: Person—substance used illicitly indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N and Person—type of substance used illicitly, drug of concern (ASCDC 2011 extended) code NNNN.

Collection methods:Help on this term

Information is collected at the reception assessment on the National Prisoner Health Data Collection Prison Entrants form. This information is based on self-reporting.

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Supersedes Substances used illicitly cluster Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prison entrants NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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1Person—substance used illicitly indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
2Person—type of substance used illicitly, drug of concern (ASCDC 2011 extended) code NNNNConditional99
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