Prison dischargee—emergency department visit indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Emergency department visit indicator
METeOR identifier:629233
Registration status:Health, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:

An indicator as to whether a prison dischargee has visited an emergency department, for reasons relevant to their own health, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Prison dischargee—emergency department visit indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:
9Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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:

 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The prisoner must have visited the emergency department but not be admitted to hospital during their most recent imprisonment.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Prison dischargee—emergency department visit indicator, yes/no code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Prison dischargee NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

DSS specific attributes +