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National Health Performance Authority, Healthy Communities: Immunisation rates for children, 2012

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Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termImmunisation rates for children, 2012
Synonymous names:Help on this termVaccination rates for children
METeOR identifier:Help on this term515538
Registration status:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 27/03/2014
Description:Help on this termThe percentage of children fully immunised.
Indicator set:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: 2011– National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:Help on this termBirth.
Population group age to:Help on this term63 months
Computation description:Help on this termThe percentage of children, from birth to age 63 months, who are fully immunised.
Computation:Help on this term

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Number of children who are fully immunised in the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR), for each age group.

 

1 year of age 2 years of age 5 years of age
Children aged 12 months to less than 15 months at 31 March who, prior to the age of 12 months received their third vaccination for diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough (DTPa) and polio (IPV), and either their second or third vaccination* for hepatitis B (hepB) and Haempohilus influenza type b (Hib). Children aged 24 months to less than 27 months at 31 March who, prior to the age of 24 months received their third or fourth vaccination* for DTPa and Hib, their third vaccination for IPV and hepB, and their first vaccination for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR). Children aged 60 months to less than 63 months at 31 March who, prior to the age of 60 months received their fourth or fifth vaccination* for DTPa, their fourth vaccination for IPV and their second vaccination for MMR.

For each age it is assumed that earlier vaccinations in the series have been given.

* dependent on the type of vaccine used

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—date of birth, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR)
Data Element / Data SetService contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR)
Denominator:Help on this termNumber of children who are aged 1, 2 or 5 years, as at 31 March 2012 in the eligible population i.e. those children who are registered on ACIR
Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—date of birth, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR)
Data Element / Data SetService contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR)
Disaggregation:Help on this termBy Medicare Local catchment, Statistical Area 3 level geography and postcode and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status
Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetAddress—Australian postcode, Australian postcode code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN}
Data Source
Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR)
Data Element / Data SetAdministrative health region—Medicare Local identifier, code AANNN (alphabetical order)
Data Element / Data SetAdministrative health region—Medicare Local identifier, code AANNN
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR)
Data Element / Data SetAddress—statistical area, level 3 (SA3) code (ASGS 2011) NNNNN

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termInteger
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termPAF-Equity of access

PAF-Effectiveness of access

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceAustralian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR)
Frequency
Quarterly (register 'snapshot')
Data custodian
Department of Health and Ageing

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority (NHPA)
Reference documents:Help on this termHealthy Communities: Immunisation rates for children in 2011-2012, Technical Supplement.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Immunisation rates for children, 2014–15 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Has been superseded by National Health Performance Authority, Healthy Communities: Immunisation rates for children, 2012–13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Has been superseded by National Health Performance Authority, Healthy Communities: Immunisation rates for children, 2013–14 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

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