1.2 Number of PBS prescriptions dispensed for quinolones per 100,000 people, 2013–14
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Quinolone dispensing, 2013-14|
Number of PBS prescriptions for quinolones per 100,000 people, age standardised. Data are disaggregated by the area in which the person lives.
|Indicator set:||Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation |
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 23/11/2016
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age from:|
Presented as a number per 100,000 people, age standardised, by Statistical Area Level 3.
Analysis by Statistical Area Level 3 (SA3) is based on postcode of usual residence of the patient which is based on the patient's Medicare enrolment postcode on the date the prescription was dispensed.
SA3s with a total population of less than 2,500 are excluded.
Suppression protocol for calculating age standardised:
100,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator), age standardised
For more information about age-standardisation, see
Number of PBS prescriptions dispensed for quinolones in 2013-14
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator data elements:|
Statistical Area Level 3, which have been derived from Postcode—Australian (person):
|Disaggregation data elements:|
|Unit of measure:||Service event|
Data source attributes
Australian Bureau of Statistics
|Reporting requirements:||Australian Commission of Safety and Quality in Health Care's Atlas of Healthcare Variation, released November 2015|
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Department of Health|
|Accountability:||Australian Commission of Safety and Quality in Health Care|
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||National Health Performance Authority|
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