Pregnancy status cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:627085
Registration status:Health, Standard 28/04/2016
DSS type:Data Element Cluster

The Pregnancy status cluster defines whether a female prison entrant has ever been pregnant and if so, the age of her first pregnancy.

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The Pregnancy status cluster comprises two data elements that allow a female's pregnancy history to be determined.

This is achieved by the combination of the two data elements: Female—ever been pregnant indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N and Female—age at first pregnancy, total years N[N].

The Pregnancy status cluster defines the following information:

Data element      
Ever been pregnant Yes No Unknown
Age at first pregnancy N[N] N/A N/A

 N/A is not applicable.

Collection methods:

Information on a prison entrant's pregnancy history is collected at the reception assessment on the National Prisoner Health Data Collection Prison Entrants form.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Pregnancy status cluster Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Prison entrants NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

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Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
1Female—ever been pregnant indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code NMandatory1
2Female—age at first pregnancy, total years N[N]Conditional1