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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care substance use services cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term676953
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 07/12/2017
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services provide treatment or assistance to clients for a range of substance use issues. This includes both illicit substances and the use of alcohol, and tobacco and nicotine. Most services are provided on an individual basis, although some services run programs specifically for different types of substances.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care substance use services cluster describes the type of substances that are used for a purpose not consistent with legal or medical guidelines, and whether the assistance is provided on an individual client basis or as part of a specifically targeted program by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care service, during the reporting period. The data element cluster also describes the type of substance use services provided by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services, during the reporting period.

Collection and usage attributes

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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care substance use service is asked 2 questions:

  • ‘Which substance use issues did your service provide treatment/assistance for during the period 1 July to 30 June? A list of substance use issues is provided with tick boxes provided for ‘On an individual client basis’ and ‘As a specifically targeted program’.
  • What substance use services were provided by your service during the period 1 July to 30 June? A list of substance use services is provided.

Source and reference attributes

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care substance use services cluster Indigenous, Archived 07/12/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services DSS Indigenous, Endorsed 07/12/2017

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Seq No.Help on this termMetadata itemHelp on this term ObligationHelp on this term Max occursHelp on this term
1Service provider organisation—drug of concern, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care service drug of concern code N[N]Mandatory18
2Service provider organisation—drug of concern, text X[X(199)]Conditional1
3Service provider organisation—substance use treatment/assistance delivery method, code NConditional2
4Service provider organisation—substance use services type, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care substance use services type code N[N]Mandatory24
5Service provider organisation—substance use services type, text X[X(199)]Conditional2
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