National Health Performance Authority, Healthy Communities, Percentage of adults who are daily smokers, 2011–12
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Adults who smoke daily|
|Description:||Percentage of adults who are daily smokers.|
|Indicator set:||National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: 2011–|
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age from:||18 years|
A current daily smoker was defined as a person who smokes one or more cigarettes, roll-your-own cigarettes, cigars or pipes at least once a day. Chewing tobacco and the smoking of non-tobacco products were excluded.This indicator was calculated using data from two components of the ABS Australian Health Survey (AHS) 2011–13, the ABS National Health Survey (NHS) 2011–12 and the ABS National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey (NNPAS) 2011–12.
|Computation:||100 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)|
Number of adults who smoke tobacco every day.
|Numerator data elements:|
Total population of adults
|Denominator data elements:|
Medicare Local catchments and Medicare Local peer groups.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
National Health Performance Authority suppression protocols:
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||PAF-Responsiveness|
Data source attributes
Every 3 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: Long-term|
Source and reference attributes
|Reference documents:||NHR_PAF 2011|
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