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National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2010

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Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termRates of current daily smokers, 2010
METeOR identifier:Help on this term396393
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011
Description:Help on this termProportion of adults who are current daily smokers, by Indigenous status.
Rationale:Help on this termSmoking is a major risk factor that contributes to ill health. Indigenous Australians are twice as likely as non-Indigenous Australians to smoke. Reducing the rate of smoking among Indigenous Australians will assist in closing the gap in life expectancy.
Indicator set:Help on this termNational Indigenous Reform Agreement (2010) Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011
Outcome area:Help on this termIndigenous people remain healthy and free of preventable disease Indigenous, Endorsed 21/07/2010
Quality statement:Help on this termNational Indigenous Reform Agreement: P04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2010 QS Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:Help on this term18 years
Computation description:Help on this termPresentation: Number and percentage (crude and age-standardised), rate ratios and rate difference, including confidence intervals and relative standard errors for percentages.
Computation:Help on this term100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Numerator:Help on this termPeople aged 18 years and over who smoke tobacco every day
Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—tobacco smoking status, code N
Data Source
ABS 2008 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—date of birth, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
ABS 2008 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—tobacco smoking status, code N
Data Source
ABS 2007-08 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—date of birth, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
ABS 2007-08 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Denominator:Help on this termTotal population of people aged 18 years and over
Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—date of birth, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
ABS 2008 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—date of birth, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
ABS 2007-08 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2006) NNNNN
Data Source
ABS 2008 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2006) NNNNN
Data Source
ABS 2007-08 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
ABS 2007-08 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Comments:Help on this term

Disaggregation: National and state/territory by Indigenous status.

NATSISS and National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS) data are collected on alternating 3-yearly cycles.

Most recent data available for 2010 CRC baseline report:

NATSISS 2008 (Indigenous)

NHS 2007-08 (non-Indigenous)

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
Format:Help on this termNN.N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termHealth Behaviours

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceABS 2008 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS)
Frequency
Every 6 years.
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Data SourceABS 2007-08 National Health Survey (NHS)
Frequency
Every 3 years
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Accountability attributes

Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termAustralian Bureau of Statistics
Further data development / collection required:Help on this term

Specification: Long-term

Mechanisms for reporting annually in between surveys could be explored.

Reliable data on Indigenous adolescents would be useful. Expanding the National Drug Strategy Household Survey (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Indigenous specific surveys would provide sufficiently robust and regular data.
Other issues caveats:Help on this termProportions are directly age-standardised to the Australian population as at 30 June 2001

Relational attributes

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See also National Healthcare Agreement: P06-Proportion of adults who are daily smokers, 2010 Health, Superseded 08/06/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 06-Proportion of adults who are daily smokers, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011

Has been superseded by National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2011 Indigenous, Archived 01/07/2012

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