National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2011
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||PI 04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2011|
|Description:||Proportion of adults who are current daily smokers, by Indigenous status.|
|Rationale:||Smoking is a major risk factor that contributes to ill health. Indigenous Australians are twice as likely as non-Indigenous Australians to smoke. Reducing the rate of smoking among Indigenous Australians will assist in closing the gap in life expectancy.|
|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Indigenous, Superseded 01/07/2012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/percentage 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).
|Computation:||100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator).|
|Numerator:||People aged 18 years and over who smoke tobacco every day.|
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator:||Total population of people aged 18 years and 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: NATSISS 2008 (Indigenous); NHS 2007-08 (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 2.18).
Baseline year for this indicator is 2006; target year is 2031.
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Health Behaviours|
Data source attributes
Every 6 years.
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Every 3 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:|
Mechanisms for reporting annually in between surveys could be explored.
Reliable data on Indigenous adolescents would be useful.
Source and reference attributes
|Related metadata references:|
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PB 02-By 2018, reduce the national smoking rate to 10 per cent of the population and halve the Indigenous smoking rate (Baseline specification), 2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 06-Proportion of adults who are daily smokers, 2011
Supersedes National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2010
Has been superseded by National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2012
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