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National Healthcare Agreement: P04-Incidence of selected cancers, 2010

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termIncidence of selected cancers, 2010
METeOR identifier:Help on this term393532
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 08/06/2011
Description:Help on this termIncidence of selected cancers of public health importance.
Indicator set:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement (2010) Health, Superseded 08/06/2011
Outcome area:Help on this termPrevention Health, Standard 07/07/2010
Quality statement:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement: P04-Incidence of selected cancers, 2010 QS Health, Superseded 08/06/2011

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this termSelected cancers of public health importance are: melanoma of the skin, bowel cancer, lung cancer, cervical cancer and breast cancer diagnosed in females.

For melanoma, bowel cancer and lung cancer, the numerator is the number of new primary cases diagnosed in the Australian population in the reported year. The denominator is the total Australian population for the same year.

For cervical and breast cancer in females, the numerator is the number of new primary cases diagnosed in the Australian female population in the reported year. The denominator is the total Australian female population for the same year.

Calculation is 100,000 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator), calculated separately for each type of cancer, presented as a rate per 100,000 and age-standardised to the Australian population as at 30 June 2001, using 5-year age groups from 0-4 years to 85+ years. Indigenous disaggregations were standardised using 0-4 years to 75+ years due to small populations at older ages in some jurisdictions.

Rates are directly age-standardised to the Australian population as at 30 June 2001.
Computation:Help on this term100,000 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Calculated separately for each type of cancer.

Presented per 100,000 population.
Numerator:Help on this termFor melanoma, bowel and lung cancer: Number of new cases diagnosed in the reported year
For cervical and breast cancer in females: Number of new cases diagnosed in females in the reported year
Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)]
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use
Data source: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetEpisode of care—principal diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 7th edn) ANN{.N[N]}
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use
Data source: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetEpisode of care—additional diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 7th edn) ANN{.N[N]}
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use
Data source: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetPatient—diagnosis date (cancer), DDMMYYYY
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use
Data source: Administrative by-product data
Denominator:Help on this termFor melanoma, bowel and lung cancer: Total population
For cervical and breast cancer in females: Total female population
Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—estimated resident population of Australia
Data Source
ABS Estimated resident population (total population)
Guide for use
Data source type: Census-based plus administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
ABS Estimated resident population (total population)
Guide for use
Data source type: Census-based plus administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—estimated resident population of Australia
Data Source
ABS Indigenous experimental estimates and projections (2001 Census-based)
Guide for use
Data source type: Census-based plus administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
ABS Indigenous experimental estimates and projections (2001 Census-based)
Guide for use
Data source type: Census-based plus administrative by-product data
Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use
Data source: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetPerson (address)—Australian postcode, code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN}
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use
Data source: Administrative by-product data
Used for disaggregation by state/territroy, remoteness area and SEIFA of residence
Comments:Help on this termSpecified disaggregation: Nationally and by state/territory: sex, Indigenous status, remoteness area and SEIFA of residence.

Available disaggregation: Nationally and by state/territory: Indigenous status, remoteness area and SEIFA of residence.

Data for 2007 will be available in 2011.

Most recent data available for 2010 CRC baseline report: 2006.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termIncidence
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termDisease type
Format:Help on this termN[NN].N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termHealth conditions

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceAustralian Cancer Database
Frequency
Annual
Data custodian
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data SourceABS Estimated resident population (total population)
Frequency
Quarterly
Quality statement
ABS Estimated resident population (total population), QS
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Data SourceABS Indigenous experimental estimates and projections (2001 Census-based)
Frequency
Periodic
Quality statement
ABS Indigenous experimental estimates and projections, QS
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement
Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Further data development / collection required:Help on this termSpecification: Long-term
The quality of Indigenous identification varies by jurisdiction and will require improvement to enable robust reporting.
Other issues caveats:Help on this termThe quality of Indigenous identification varies between jurisdictions. National disaggregation by Indigenous status is based on jurisdictions with adequate data quality.

Remoteness area and SEIFA of residence are based on postcode of residential address at the time of diagnosis.

Disaggregation by Indigenous status, remoteness area and SEIFA of residence within individual states/territories is subject to data quality considerations.

Some disaggregations could result in numbers too small for publication.

Relational attributes

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See also National Healthcare Agreement: P10-Breast cancer screening rates, 2010 Health, Superseded 08/06/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: P11-Cervical screening rates, 2010 Health, Superseded 08/06/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: P12-Bowel cancer screening rates, 2010 Health, Superseded 08/06/2011

Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 04-Incidence of selected cancers, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011

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