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Incarceration history cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term627173
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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The Incarceration history cluster defines a prison entrant's incarceration history.

Collection and usage attributes

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The Incarceration history cluster combines the two data elements: Prison entrant—type of corrective services facility, code N and Prison entrant—number of times in prison or juvenile detention, total number N[N] to define the number of times a prison entrant has been detained in a juvenile detention centre and /or adult prison.

As this data cluster aims to collect the prison entrant's previous history of incarceration, both data elements may be applicable to the one prisoner. That is, a prisoner may have previously been detained in both a juvenile detention centre (as a juvenile offender) and then in a prison (as an adult offender).

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Information on a person's incarceration history is collected during the reception assessment on the National Prisoner Health Data Collection Prison Entrants form.

Source and reference attributes

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Incarceration history cluster Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

See also Prison entrant—age at first detention, total years N[NN] Health, Standard 28/04/2016

See also Prison entrant—first time in prison or juvenile detention indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prison entrants NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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1Prison entrant—number of times in prison or juvenile detention, total number N[N]Mandatory1
2Prison entrant—type of corrective services facility, code NMandatory2
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