Person—needle sharing frequency, prisoner health frequency code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Needle sharing frequency
METeOR identifier:631151
Registration status:Health, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:

A descriptor of how often a person uses a needle which has already been used by someone else, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—needle sharing frequency

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Always
2Sometimes
3Never
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:

Injecting drugs refers to a method of introducing a drug into the body with a hollow needle and a syringe which is pierced through the skin into the body.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Person—needle sharing frequency, code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Has been superseded by Person—needle sharing frequency, prisoner health frequency code N Health, Standardisation pending 30/05/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Prison dischargee NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

DSS specific attributes +