National Healthcare Agreement: PI 10-Prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, 2015
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Progress measure|
|Short name:||PI 10- Prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, 2015|
The proportion of people who have Type 2 diabetes.
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2015)|
Health, Superseded 08/07/2016
Health, Standard 07/07/2010
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: PI 10-Prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, 2015 QS Health, Standard 14/01/2015|
Collection and usage attributes
|Computation description:||The National Health Measures Survey component of the 2011–13 Australian Health Survey included a fasting plasma glucose test.
A respondent to the survey is considered to have known diabetes if they had ever been told by a doctor or nurse that they have Type 2 diabetes and:
A respondent to the survey is considered to have newly diagnosed diabetes if they reported no prior diagnosis of diabetes, but had a fasting plasma glucose value greater than or equal to 7.0 mmol/L.
Excludes persons who did not fast for 8 hours or more prior to their blood test.
Excludes women with gestational diabetes.
The data are reported for two age ranges:
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 (based on data availability).
Presented as a percentage.
95% confidence intervals and relative standard errors calculated for rates.
Note: The type of diabetes for newly diagnosed cases cannot be determined from a fasting plasma glucose or HbA1c test alone. However, it is assumed that the vast majority of newly diagnosed cases would be Type 2.
|Computation:||100 x (numerator/denominator)|
Number of persons aged 18 years and over with known diabetes (Type 2) or newly diagnosed diabetes as determined by a fasting plasma glucose test.
For the supplementary measure: number of persons aged 25 years and over with known diabetes (Type 2) or newly diagnosed diabetes as determined by a fasting plasma glucose test.
|Numerator data elements:|
Population aged 18 year and over.
For the supplementary measure: population aged 25 years and over.
|Denominator data elements:|
2011–12—State and territory, by:
2011–12 (previously supplied)—Nationally, by:
2011-13—State and territory, by Indigenous status (Indigenous only).
Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2015 National Healthcare Agreement (NHA) performance reporting: 2011-12 (total population, non-Indigenous: AHS); 2012–13 (Indigenous only: AATSIHS).
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Data source attributes
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Australian Bureau of Statistics
|Reporting requirements:||National Healthcare Agreement|
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Bureau of Statistics|
|Benchmark:||National Healthcare Agreement: PB c-Better health: reduce the age-adjusted prevalence rate for Type 2 diabetes to 2000 levels (equivalent to a national prevalence rate (for 25 years and over) of 7.1 per cent) by 2023, 2015|
|Further data development / collection required:||Specification: Final, the measure meets the intention of the indicator.|
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Bureau of Statistics|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 10-Prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, 2014
Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 10–Prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, 2016
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