National Healthcare Agreement: PI 13-Proportion of children with 4th year developmental health check, 2012
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Output measure|
|Short name:||PI 13-Proportion of children with 4th year developmental health check, 2012|
|Description:||Proportion of children who have received a 4 year old developmental health check.|
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2012)|
Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
Health, Standard 07/07/2010
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: PI 13-Proportion of children with 4th year developmental health check, 2012 QS Health, Retired 14/01/2015|
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age from:||3 years|
|Population group age to:||5 years|
In extracting data for the items in question only services involving patients who were 3, 4 or 5 years of age at the time of service will be tabulated.
Count children who receive both a health assessment and an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people health assessment once only. Count children who have received more than one check (of either type) once only.
Brief, standard, long and prolonged health assessments are claimed under MBS Items 701, 703, 705, 707 respectively.
A health assessment provided by a practice nurse or registered Aboriginal health worker is claimed under MBS Item 10986
Health assessments involving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples may be claimed under MBS Item 715.
Analysis by state/territory, remoteness and SEIFA Indicator of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on the postcode of residence of person as recorded by Medicare Australia at the date their last service was received in the reference period.
Presented as a percentage.
|Computation:||100 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)|
|Numerator:||Number of children aged 3, 4 or 5 years who have received a developmental health check (Healthy Kids Check) or a health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.|
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator:||Population aged 4 years|
|Denominator data elements:|
2010–11—Nationally, by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles
2010–11—State and territory, by:
Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2012 CRC report: 2010–11
Data for MBS Items 701, 703, 705 and 707 include Indigenous children who receive these health assessments. It is therefore not possible to produce an Indigenous disaggregation.
MBS item numbers change over time. Extracted data may include historical item numbers that are no longer part of the MBS but have been processed by Medicare Australia within the reference period.
Indigenous Experimental Population Projections are available by 5 year age group, not by single year of age. Estimates for Indigenous children aged 4 years old are used.
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Accessibility|
Data source attributes
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Department of Health
Australian Bureau of Statistics
|Reporting requirements:||National Healthcare Agreement|
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Department of Health and Ageing; Australian Institute of Health and Welfare to provide Data Quality Statement|
|Further data development / collection required:||Specification: Interim—the MBS items do not cover all developmental health check activity, including that conducted through state and territory early childhood health assessments in preschools and community health centres.|
Source and reference attributes
|Related metadata references:|
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 09-Immunisation rates for vaccines in the national schedule, 2012
Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 13-Proportion of children with 4th year developmental health check, 2011
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