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Prison entrant—age at first detention, total years N[NN]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAge at first detention
Synonymous names:Help on this termAge at first incarceration
METeOR identifier:Help on this term631923
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this term

A prison entrant's age (in years) at the time of their first detention within a corrective services facility.

Data Element Concept:Prison entrant—age at first detention

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Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NN]
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Supplementary values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
999Unknown/not stated
Unit of measure:Help on this termYear

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Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Help on this term

Individuals who experience detention at a younger age often experience multiple periods of detention (AIHW 2008).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

AIHW (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) 2008. Juvenile justice in Australia 2006-07. Juvenile justice series no. 4. Cat no. JUV 4. Canberra:AIHW

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See also Incarceration history cluster Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Supersedes Prison entrant—age at first detention, total years NN Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prison entrants NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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