Sub-acute care includes separations with a care type of rehabilitation, palliative care, geriatric evaluation and management, and psychogeriatric care.
Rates directly age-standardised for disaggregation by remoteness and SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) only.
Analysis by state and territory is based on location of service.
Analysis by remoteness and SEIFA IRSD is based on usual residence of person.
Presented as a number and per 1,000 population.
1000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Number of sub-acute care separations for people aged 65 years or over
Numerator data elements:
Population aged 65 years and over
Denominator data elements:
2008–09—Nationally, by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles
2008–09—State and territory, by:
age group (65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85 years and over)
SEIFA IRSD quintiles
Disaggregations within individual jurisdictions are subject to data quality considerations. Some disaggregations may result in numbers too small for publication. National disaggregation by Indigenous status will be based on data only from jurisdictions for which the quality of Indigenous identification is considered acceptable.
Disaggregation data elements:
Most recent data available for 2011 CRC report: 2008–09