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Definition

These data elements are used in conjunction with each other to describe the number of male and female prison entrants into a prison during the National Prisoner Health Census period.

The number and sex of prisoners entering Australia's prisons during the National Prisoner Health Census period will be used to derive statistics on the demographic characteristics of prison entrants.The number and sex of prisoners entering Australia's prisons during the National Prisoner Health Census period will be used to derive statistics on the demographic characteristics of prison entrants.

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Data Elements

Reference Data Element Data Type Length Inclusion #
Person—sex, code N Number 1 mandatory 3

Comments

Guide for use:

The Sex of prison entrants cluster comprises two data elements which allow data on the number of male and female prison entrants into a prison during the National Prisoner Health Census period to be determined.

This is achieved by the combination of the two data elements: Establishment (prison)—number of prison entrants, number N[NN] and Person—sex, code N.

The Sex of prison entrants cluster describes the following information:

Sex Number of prison entrants
Male N[NN]
Female N[NN]

Comments:
The number and sex of prisoners entering Australia's prisons during the National Prisoner Health Census period will be used to derive statistics on the demographic characteristics of prison entrants.

References

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As a disaggregation in an Indicator 0