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Person—self-harm 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 termSelf-harm indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term626898
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether a person has ever deliberately inflicted physical harm upon themselves, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—self-harm 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

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

Berry J & Harrison J 2007. Hospital separations due to injury and poisoning. Australia 2003-04. Injury research and statistics series no. 30. AIHW. cat. no. INJCAT 88. Adelaide: AIHW.

Kraemer S, Gately N & Kessell J 2009. HoPE (Health of prisoner evaluation) pilot study of prisoner physical health and psychological wellbeing. Perth: Edith Cowan University, School of Law and Justice.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Person—self-harm indicator, yes/no code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Prison dischargee NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Prison entrants NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

DSS specific attributes +
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