National Healthcare Agreement: P10-Breast cancer screening rates, 2010
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Output measure|
|Short name:||Breast cancer screening rates, 2010|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 08/06/2011|
|Description:||Screening rates for breast cancer for women within the national target age group.|
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2010) Health, Superseded 08/06/2011|
|Outcome area:||Prevention Health, Standard 07/07/2010|
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: P10-Breast cancer screening rates, 2010 QS Health, Superseded 08/06/2011|
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age from:||Women aged 50 years|
|Population group age to:||Women aged 69 years|
|Computation description:||Rates are directly age-standardised to the Australian population as at 30 June 2001, expressed 100 people.|
|Computation:||100 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)|
|Numerator:||Number of women aged 50-69 years who have been screened for breast cancer in a 2 year period.|
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator:||Total number of women aged 50–69 years
Calculation: The average of the ABS estimated resident populations (females aged 50-69 years) for each of the years in the 2 year screening period.
|Denominator data elements:|
|Disaggregation data elements:|
|Comments:||Specified disaggregation: Nationally and by state/territory: by Indigenous status, remoteness area and SEIFA of residence
Available disaggregation: Nationally: by Indigenous status, remoteness area and SEIFA of residence
Data for 2008-2009 (calendar years) will be available mid-2010.Most recent data available for 2010 CRC baseline report: 2007-2008 (calendar years).
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Accessibility|
Data source attributes
|Reporting requirements:||National Healthcare Agreement|
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Further data development / collection required:||Specification: Long-term
The quality of Indigenous identification needs to be assessed.
|Other issues caveats:||Remoteness area and SEIFA of residence are based on residential address at the time of screening.
Disaggregation by Indigenous status, remoteness area and SEIFA of residence within individual states/territories is subject to data quality considerations.Recommendations from the current Evaluation of BreastScreen Australia may result in changes to how participation is reported in the future as well as identifying any data development required.
|Related metadata references:|
See also National Healthcare Agreement: P04-Incidence of selected cancers, 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 10-Breast cancer screening rates, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011