6.5 Estimated annual number of asthma admissions to hospital per 100,000 people aged 20 to 44 years, 2010-11 to 2012-13
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Asthma hospital admissions 20-44 years, 2010-11 to 2012-13|
The estimated annual number of asthma admissions to hospital per 100,000 people aged 20 to 44 years, age standardised. Data are disaggregated by the area in which the person lives.
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age from:|
|Population group age to:|
Presented as an estimated annual number per 100,000 people, age standardised.
Analysis by Statistical Area Level 3 (SA3) is based on postcode of usual residence of the patient. The postocde is based on that which is provided by the patient to the hospital at which they are admitted.
SA3s where the total population was less than 2,500 or where the population of 20 to 44 year olds was less than 200 are excluded.
Suppression protocol for calculating age standardised rates:
Estimated annual number of admissions per year, over the three years 2010-11 to 2012-13
100,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator), age standardised
For more information about age-standardisation, see
The estimated annual number of asthma admissions to hospital for people aged 20 to 44 years in 2010-11 to 2012-13.
|Numerator data elements:|
Total population aged between 20 and 44 years.
|Denominator data elements:|
Statistical Area Level 3, which have been derived from Postcode—Australian (person):
|Disaggregation data elements:|
|Unit of measure:||Episode|
Data source attributes
Australian Commission of Safety and Quality in Health Care's Atlas of Healthcare Variation, released November 2015
|Organisation responsible for providing data:|
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Australian Commission of Safety and Quality in Health Care
Source and reference attributes
National Health Performance Authority