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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use service client numbers cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term677077
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 07/12/2017
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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use service client numbers cluster describes the number of clients seen by the standalone substance use service during the reporting period, by Indigenous status, and sex.

Number of clients

  Male Female Total
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander clients N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Non-Indigenous clients N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Total clients N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]

Collection and usage attributes

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Each individual client is counted once only, irrespective of the number of times that they have been seen, and whether they attended more than one program.

Inclusions:

  • clients that received individual care, including residential care (e.g. residential treatment/rehabilitation and sobering-up/residential respite)
  • clients not in residential care and receiving individual counselling, home visits, telephone counselling, Mobile Assistance Patrol/Night Patrol (if provided by the service)

Exclusions:

  • clients who attended groups and did not attend the service individually.
  • Family members of clients unless the family member is also a client of the service in their own right and has their own file/record.
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An estimation is acceptable if accurate figures are not available.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use service is required to provide counts of male, female and total clients by Indigenous status, as detailed in the Scope, Number of clients table. The total clients may include counts for which Indigenous status or sex was not known or not reported.

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 standalone substance use services client numbers cluster Indigenous, Archived 07/12/2017

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use services DSS Indigenous, Endorsed 07/12/2017

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-Person—Indigenous status, code NMandatory2
-Person—sex, code NMandatory2
-Service provider organisation—number of clients, total people N[NNNN]Mandatory1
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