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Person—ever smoked a full cigarette indicator, prisoner health yes/no/unknown code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termEver smoked a full cigarette indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term631565
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this term

A self-reported indicator of whether a person has ever smoked a full cigarette, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—ever smoked a full cigarette indicator

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
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

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:Help on this term

 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

In this data collection, cigarette includes manufactured cigarettes, roll-your-own cigarettes, cigars, pipes and other tobacco products.

Collection methods:Help on this term

If the person indicates that they never smoked a full cigarette but provided details on the age of first smoking and current smoking status then the person should be counted as having smoked a full cigarette.

Comments:Help on this term

This question has been included because it exactly matches a question in the 2007 National Drug Strategy Household Survey—"Have you ever smoked a full cigarette?"—thus enabling comparisons with the general community.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2008. 2007 National Drug Strategy Household Survey: first results. Drug Statistics Series number 20.Cat. no. PHE 98. Canberra: AIHW

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Person—ever smoked a full cigarette indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Smoking status cluster Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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