National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P09a-Child under 5 mortality rate (and excess deaths) (AIHW Data), 2010
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Child under 5 mortality rate (and excess deaths) (AIHW Data), 2010|
|Description:||There are two measures for this indicator:
Measure (1a): Mortality rates for children aged less than five years, by Indigenous status
Measure (1b): Excess deaths for Indigenous children aged less than five years.The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) data for this indicator is for perinatal mortality only.
|Rationale:||High level of public interest. Key measure for the 'Closing the Gap' indicator of halving the gap in mortality rates for children under 5.|
|Indicator set:||National Indigenous Reform Agreement (2010)|
Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011
|Outcome area:||Indigenous children have the same health outcomes as other Australian children|
Indigenous, Standard 21/07/2010
|Quality statement:||National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P09a-Child under 5 mortality rate (and excess deaths) (supplementary AIHW data), 2010 QS Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011|
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age to:||Infants up to 28 days of birth|
|Computation description:||Part A: Number, rate, rate ratio and rate difference
(‘Perinatal mortality’ is defined as death of an infant within 28 days of birth (neonatal death) or of a fetus (unborn child) that weighs at least 400 grams or, if birth weight is unavailable, at gestational age of 20 weeks or more).Part B: Excess perinatal deaths: Observed number of Indigenous deaths among perinatals less expected number of perinatal deaths among Indigenous children if the age specific rate of the non-Indigenous population was applied to the Indigenous population.
Part A: 1000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)Part B: Excess deaths: Observed number of Indigenous deaths among perinatals less expected number of perinatal deaths among Indigenous children if the age specific rate of the non-Indigenous population was applied to the Indigenous population.
|Numerator:||Number of perinatal deaths (foetal and neo-natal)|
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator:||Perinatal: Number of all live births and stillbirths|
|Denominator data elements:|
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Disaggregation: National and selected state/territories by Indigenous statusMost recent data available for 2010 CRC baseline report: 2007
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Deaths|
Data source attributes
Calendar years ending 31 December each year
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Further data development / collection required:||Specification: Long-term|
Source and reference attributes
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See also National Healthcare Agreement: P19-Infant/young child mortality rate, 2010
See also National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P09b-Child under 5 mortality rate (and excess deaths) (ABS Data), 2010
Has been superseded by National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 09a-Child under 5 mortality rate (and excess deaths) (AIHW Data), 2011
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