3.8 Number of hip fracture admissions to hospital per 100,000 people aged 65 years and over, 2012–13
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Hip fracture hospital admissions 65 years and over, 2012-13|
Number of hip fracture admissions to hospital per 100,000 people aged 65 years and over, 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:|
65 years and over
Presented as a number per 100,000 people, age standardised by Statistical Area Level 4.
Analysis by Statistical Area Level 4 (SA4) is based on postcode of usual residence of the patient. The postcode is based on that which is provided by the patient to the hospital at which they are admitted.
SA4s where the total population was less than 2,500 or where the population of people aged 65 years and over was less than 200 are excluded.
Suppression protocol for calculating age standardised rates:
100,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator), age standardised
For more information about age-standardisation see
Total number of hip fracture admissions to hospital for people aged 65 years and over in 2012-13.
|Numerator data elements:|
Total population aged 65 years and over
|Denominator data elements:|
Statistical Area Level 4, which have been derived from Postcode—Australian (person)
|Disaggregation data elements:|
|Unit of measure:||Service event|
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