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National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P06-Levels of obesity - Body Mass Index, 2010

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termLevels of obesity - Body Mass Index, 2010
METeOR identifier:Help on this term396448
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011
Description:Help on this termPrevalence of obesity among Australians, by Indigenous status.
Rationale:Help on this termHigh body mass accounted for 7.5% of burden of disease in 2003. Obesity is closely associated with risk factors for the main causes of morbidity and mortality among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Indicator set:Help on this termNational Indigenous Reform Agreement (2010) Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011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Indigenous Reform Agreement: P06-Levels of obesity - Body Mass Index, 2010 QS Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011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 or over with a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 30 (obese)
Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetAdult—body mass index (measured), ratio NN[N].N[N]
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetAdult—body mass index (measured), ratio NN[N].N[N]
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Denominator:Help on this termTotal population of people aged 18 years or over
Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 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 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2006) NNNNN
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Comments:Help on this termDisaggregation: National and state/territory by Indigenous status

Most recent data available for 2010 CRC baseline report: 2004-05 NATSIHS / NHS

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 termPerson-related Factors

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Frequency
Every 6 years
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Data SourceABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Frequency
Every 3 years
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Accountability attributes

Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termIn the provision of data and quality statement the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) will have regard the data quality assessments in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework (HPF) that are relevant to this indicator.
Further data development / collection required:Help on this termSpecification: Long-term

There is a need for a national measure of height and weight for children and analysis of appropriate BMI cut-offs. Data is required on the body mass index of Indigenous children.  Increased frequency of surveys with measured BMI data for Indigenous adults is needed.

Relational attributes

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See also National Healthcare Agreement: P05-Proportion of persons obese, 2010 Health, Superseded 08/06/2011

Has been superseded by National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 06-Levels of obesity - Body Mass Index, 2011 Indigenous, Archived 01/07/2012

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