National Healthcare Agreement: PI 05-Levels of risky alcohol consumption, 2014
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Progress measure|
|Short name:||PI 05-Levels of risky alcohol consumption, 2014|
|Description:||Proportion of adults at risk of long-term harm from alcohol.|
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2014)|
Health, Superseded 14/01/2015
Health, Standard 07/07/2010
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: PI 05-Levels of risky alcohol consumption, 2014 QS Health, Superseded 31/01/2017|
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age from:||18 years|
Data on persons 'at risk of long term alcohol related harm' is based on the 2009 National Health Medical Research Council (NHMRC) guideline 'for healthy men and women, drinking no more than two standard drinks on any day reduces the lifetime risk of harm from alcohol-related disease or injury' and has been operationalised as: for both males and females, an average of more than 2 standard drinks per day in the last week.
Data on persons 'at risk of long term alcohol related harm' had previously been defined according to the 2001 NHMRC guidelines: for males, an average of more than 4 standard drinks per day in the last week, and for females, an average of more than 2 standard drinks per day in the last week.
Rates are directly age-standardised to the 2001 Australian population.
Analysis by remoteness and Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) Index of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.
Presented as a percentage.95% confidence intervals and relative standard errors are calculated for rates.
|Computation:||100 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)|
|Numerator:||Number of persons aged 18 years or over assessed as having an alcohol consumption pattern that puts them at risk of long term alcohol-related harm.|
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator:||Population aged 18 years or over.|
|Denominator data elements:|
2011–12 (previously supplied)—State and territory, by:
2011–12 (previously supplied)—Nationally, by 2006 SEIFA IRSD deciles.
2011–12—State and territory by Indigenous status (non-Indigenous).
2012–13—State and territory by Indigenous status (Indigenous only).
2004–05 (resupplied)—State and territory by Indigenous status.
Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2014 Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Reform Council (CRC) report: 2011–12 (total population: AHS); 2012–13 (Indigenous status: AATSIHS and AHS).For further detailed analysis by Indigenous status see the CRC National Indigenous Reform Agreement (NIRA) report.
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Health behaviours|
Data source attributes
Every 3 years
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Every 6 years
Australian Bureau of Statistics
|Reporting requirements:||National Healthcare Agreement|
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Bureau of Statistics|
|Further data development / collection required:||Specification: Final, the measure meets the intention of the indicator.|
Source and reference attributes
|Related metadata references:|
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PB e-Better health: by 2018, reduce the national smoking rate to 10 per cent of the population and halve the Indigenous smoking rate over the 2009 baseline, 2014
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 03-Prevalence of overweight and obesity, 2014
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2014
Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 05-Levels of risky alcohol consumption, 2013
Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 05-Levels of risky alcohol consumption, 2015
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 16-Potentially avoidable deaths, 2014
See also National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 04-Levels of risky alcohol consumption, 2015
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