National Healthcare Agreement: PI 02-Incidence of sexually transmissible infections and blood-borne viruses, 2012
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Progress measure|
|Short name:||PI 02-Incidence of sexually transmissible infections and blood-borne viruses, 2012|
|Description:||Incidence of sexually transmissible infections and blood-borne viruses|
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2012)|
Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
Health, Standard 07/07/2010
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: PI 02-Incidence of sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses, 2012 QS Health, Retired 14/01/2015|
Collection and usage attributes
The current case definitions for these infections, including any historical edits, are available at: https://www.health.gov.au/casedefinitions.
Syphilis data limited to notifications of less than 2 years duration and includes notifications of congenital syphilis.
HIV data contains notifications of newly diagnosed HIV infection and includes HIV infections known to have been acquired within 12 months prior to diagnosis.
Hepatitis B and hepatitis C data contains notifications of newly diagnosed infections, including cases known to have been acquired within 24 months prior to diagnosis.
Chlamydia and gonococcal notifications may include cases that are not sexually acquired, especially in the 0-4 year age group.
Rates directly age-standardised to the 2001 Australian population.
Analysis by state and territory, remoteness and SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.
Presented per 100,000 population.
100,000 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Calculated separately for each type of infection
|Numerator:||Number of notifications of new diagnoses of syphilis, HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, chlamydia and gonococcal infection.|
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator data elements:|
2010—Nationally (by each type of infection) by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles
2008 (revised WA chlamydia data), and 2010—State and territory, by each type of infection, by:
Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2012 CRC report: 2010 (calendar year data).
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Health conditions|
Data source attributes
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Australian Government Department of Health
Australian Bureau of Statistics
The Kirby Institute for infection and immunity in society
|Reporting requirements:||National Healthcare Agreement|
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Department of Health and Ageing|
|Further data development / collection required:||Specification: Long-term|
Source and reference attributes
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See also Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 3.1.3–Incidence of sexually transmissible infections and blood-borne viruses, 2020
Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 02-Incidence of sexually transmissible infections and blood-borne viruses, 2011
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