National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: Percentage of GP management occasions in which imaging was ordered in the management of arthritis or chronic back pain 2009-2013
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Percentage of GP management occasions in which imaging was ordered in the management of arthritis or chronic back pain 2009-2013|
|Description:||Results are measured as the percentage of occasions managing arthritis or chronic back pain in which imaging was ordered.|
|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 comprise the percentage of occasions managing arthritis or chronic back pain in which imaging was ordered.
The number of arthritis/chronic back pain problem contacts managed with an imaging test. Imaging test were defined as all ICPC-2 codes with 41 as the second and third alphanumeric characters
|Numerator data elements:|
The number of arthritis or chronic back pain contacts during the data period.
Osteoarthritis defined as ICPC-2 codes 'L83011','L84004','L84009','L84010','L84011','L84012',
|Denominator data elements:|
|Disaggregation:||By Medicare Local catchment.|
|Disaggregation data elements:|
|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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