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Prison dischargee—length of time imprisoned, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termLength of time imprisoned
Synonymous names:Help on this termTime in prison
METeOR identifier:Help on this term631073
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this term

The length of time a prisoner has spent in a prison, represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Prison dischargee—length of time imprisoned

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
11-31 days
2More than 1 to 3 months
3More than 3 to 6 months
4More than 6 to 12 months
5More than 1 to 2 years
6More than 2 to 5 years
7More than 5 years
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Unknown

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Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Length of time imprisoned for the current period of imprisonment. If the prisoner has been in prison multiple times during their life, do not include this in the response. If the exact number is unknown, enter an estimate.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Prison dischargee—length of time imprisoned, code N Health, Standardisation pending 30/05/2018

Supersedes Prison dischargee—length of time imprisoned, total days N[NNNN] Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prison dischargee NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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