National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: Percentage of GP consultations in which arthritis or chronic back pain was managed 2009-2013
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Percentage of GP consultations in which arthritis or chronic back pain managed 2009-2013|
|Description:||Results are measured as the number of GP consultations in which arthritis or chronic back pain was managed by the GP during the consultation per 100 GP consultations.|
|Indicator set:||National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: 2011–|
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Collection and usage attributes
Customised analysis of BEACH data prepared for the National Health Performance Authority by the Family Medicine Research Centre, The University of Sydney, 2009-2013.
|Computation:||100 X (numerator/denominator)|
Results are measured as the number of GP consultations where arthritis or chronic back pain was managed by the GP during consultation.
Osteoarthritis defined as ICPC-2 codes 'L83011','L84004','L84009','L84010','L84011','L84012', 'L89001','L90001','L91001','L91003', 'L91008','L91015','L91017','L91019','L91020','L92007' Rheumatoid arthritis defined as 'L88' and Chronic Back Pain as 'L02010','L03012','L84','L86'.
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator:||The BEACH encounter data was collected from April 2009 to March 2013 from 3,903 participating GPs providing 390,300 patient encounters.|
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|Disaggregation:||By Medicare Local catchment peer group and Medicare Local catchment.|
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|Unit of measure:||Service event|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||PAF-Equity of access|
PAF-Effectiveness of access
Data source attributes
Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH)
Source and reference attributes
|Steward:||National Health Performance Authority|
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