3.4 Number of radical prostatectomy admissions to hospital per 100,000 men aged 40 years and over, 2012–13
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Radical prostatectomy hospital admissions for men aged 40 years and over, 2012-13|
Number of admissions to hospital for radical prostatectomy per 100,000 men aged 40 years and over, 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:|
Men aged 40 years and over
Presented as a number per 100,000 men, 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 that which was provided by the patient to the hospital at which they were admitted.
SA4s where the total population was less than 2,500 or where the population of men aged 40 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 radical prostatectomy admissions to hospital for men aged 40 years and over in 2012-13.
|Numerator data elements:|
Total population aged 40 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 Bureau of Statistics
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
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