National Healthcare Agreement: PI 45-Rates of services: Overnight separations, 2012
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Output measure|
|Short name:||PI 45-Rates of services: Overnight separations, 2012|
Number of overnight hospital separations per 1,000 population
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2012)|
Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
|Outcome area:||Hospital and Related Care|
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Health, Standard 07/07/2010
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: PI 45-Rates of services: Overnight separations, 2012 QS Health, Retired 14/01/2015|
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 to the 2001 Australian population.
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:|
2009–10—Nationally, by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles
2007–08 (resupplied for revised Indigenous and SEIFA analysis), and 2009–10—State and territory, by:
Some disaggregation 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 2012 CRC report: 2009–10.
The scope of the National Hospital Morbidity Database is episodes of care for admitted patients in essentially all hospitals in Australia, including public and private acute and psychiatric hospitals, free-standing day hospital facilities, alcohol and drug treatment hospitals and dental hospitals.
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Accessibility|
Data source attributes
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Australian Bureau of Statistics
|Reporting requirements:||National Healthcare Agreement|
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Further data development / collection required:||Specification: Long-term|
Source and reference attributes
|Related metadata references:|
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, 2012
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 22-Selected potentially preventable hospitalisations, 2012
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 34-Waiting times for elective surgery, 2012
Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 45-Rates of services: Overnight separations, 2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 46-Rates of services: Outpatient occasions of service, 2012
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 47-Rates of services: Non-acute care separations, 2012
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 48-Rates of services: Hospital procedures, 2012
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