National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 06-Levels of obesity - Body Mass Index, 2011
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||PI 06-Levels of obesity - Body Mass Index, 2011|
|Description:||Prevalence of obesity among Australians, by Indigenous status.|
|Rationale:||High body mass accounted for 7.5% of burden of disease in 2003. Obesity is closely associated with risk factors for the main causes of morbidity and mortality among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.|
|Indicator set:||National Indigenous Reform Agreement (2011)|
Indigenous, Superseded 01/07/2012
|Outcome area:||Indigenous people remain healthy and free of preventable disease|
Indigenous, Standard 21/07/2010
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age from:||18 years|
Crude rates are calculated for Indigenous Australians; age-standardised rates are calculated for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
Confidence intervals and relative standard errors are calculated for crude and age-standardised rates.
Rate ratios and rate differences are calculated for Indigenous:non-Indigenous.
Presentation: Per 100 persons (percentage).
100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator).
|Numerator:||People aged 18 years or over with a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 30 (obese)|
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator:||Total population of people aged 18 years or over|
|Denominator data elements:|
National and state/territory, for Indigenous Australians (crude rates).
National and state/territory, by Indigenous status (age standardised rates).
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2011 CRC report: 2004-05 NATSIHS (Indigenous); 2004-05 NHS (non-Indigenous).
Rates are directly age standardised to the 2001 Australian ERP.
Data for this indicator can be found in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework (indicator 2.26).
Baseline year for this indicator is 2006; target year is 2031.
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Person-related Factors|
Data source attributes
ABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Every 3 years
Australian Bureau of Statistics
ABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Every 6 years
Australian Bureau of Statistics
|Reporting requirements:||National Indigenous Reform Agreement.|
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).|
|Further data development / collection required:||Specification: Long-term.|
Source and reference attributes
|Related metadata references:|
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PB 03-By 2017, increase by five percentage points the proportion of Australian adults and children at a healthy body weight, over the 2009 baseline (Baseline specification), 2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 05-Proportion of persons obese, 2011
Supersedes National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P06-Levels of obesity - Body Mass Index, 2010
Has been superseded by National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 06-Levels of obesity - Body Mass Index, 2012
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