National Healthcare Agreement: PI 45-Rates of services: Overnight separations, 2011
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Output measure|
Number of overnight hospital separations per 1,000 population
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2011)|
Health, Superseded 31/10/2011
|Outcome area:||Hospital and Related Care Health, Standard 07/07/2010|
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: PI 45: Rates of services: Overnight separations, 2011 QS Health, Superseded 04/12/2012|
Collection and usage attributes
Overnight separation: Length of stay in hospital was at least one night (admission date and separation date are different).
Excludes newborns without qualified days.
Rates are directly age-standardised.
Analysis by state and territory is based on location of service.
Analysis by remoteness and SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.
Presented per 1,000 population.
|Computation:||1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)|
|Numerator:||Number of overnight separations|
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator data elements:|
2008-09—Nationally, by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles
2008-09—State and territory, by:
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
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Accessibility|
Data source attributes
ABS Estimated resident population (total population)
ABS Estimated resident population (total population), QS
Australian Bureau of Statistics
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
ABS Indigenous experimental estimates and projections (2001 Census-based)
ABS Indigenous experimental estimates and projections, QS
Australian Bureau of Statistics
|Reporting requirements:||National Healthcare Agreement|
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
Source and reference attributes
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: P45-Rates of services: Overnight separations, 2010
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PB 07-By 2014-15, improve the provision of primary care and reduce the proportion of potentially preventable hospital admissions by 7.6 per cent over the 2006-07 baseline to 8.5 per cent of total hospital admissions, 2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 22-Selected potentially preventable hospitalisations, 2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 34-Waiting times for elective surgery, 2011
Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 45-Rates of services: Overnight separations, 2012
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 46-Rates of services: Outpatient occasions of service, 2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 47-Rates of services: Non-acute care separations, 2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 48-Rates of services: Hospital procedures, 2011
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