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Person—legal status of prisoner, detention status code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termLegal status of prisoner
METeOR identifier:Help on this term640895
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 29/06/2016
Definition:Help on this term

The legal status of a prisoner, as represented by a code.

Data element concept attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Data element concept:Person—legal status of prisoner
METeOR identifier:Help on this term412273
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 25/08/2011
Definition:Help on this termThe legal status of a prisoner
Object class:Help on this termPerson
Property:Help on this termLegal status of prisoner

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Value domain attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Value domain:Detention status of prisoner code N
METeOR identifier:Help on this term631928
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing the legal basis for detaining a prisoner.

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
1Remand
2Sentenced
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 to be used with other metadata then 'Unknown' would map to code 8.

CODE 1 Remand

Remand refers to a person who is held in prison while awaiting the outcome of a court hearing.

CODE 2 Sentenced

Sentenced prisoners are those persons who have received a term of imprisonment from a court. This includes offenders who have been given an indeterminate sentence or custodial order, for example, persons detained under the 'Governor's/His/Her Majesty's Pleasure' and forensic patients, or those who have received a life sentence.

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

This data element is used in conjunction with the data element: Prison—number of prisoners released, number N[NN] and Person—prisoner health discharge summary indicator, yes/no code N to obtain information on the proportion of prisoners released from a prison who have a health-related discharge summary at the time of their release.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Person—legal status of prisoner, code N Health, Superseded 29/06/2016

See also Person—prisoner health discharge summary indicator, yes/no code N Health, Standard 25/08/2011

See also Prison—number of prisoners released, number N[NN] Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prisoner health discharge summary cluster Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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