National Healthcare Agreement: PI 11-Cervical screening rates, 2011

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Output measure
Short name:PI 11-Cervical screening rates, 2011
METeOR identifier:421674
Registration status:Health, Superseded 30/10/2011
Description:Rates of cervical screening for women within national target age group
Indicator set:National Healthcare Agreement (2011) Health, Superseded 31/10/2011
Outcome area:Prevention Health, Standard 07/07/2010
Quality statement:National Healthcare Agreement: PI 11-Cervical screening rates, 2011 QS Health, Superseded 04/12/2012

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:Women aged 20 years
Population group age to:Women aged 69 years
Computation description:

Denominator is adjusted to exclude the estimated number of women who have had a hysterectomy, using national hysterectomy fractions.

Rates directly age-standardised.

Analysis by remoteness and SEIFA Indicator of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on postcode of residential address at the time of screening.

Presented as a percentage.

Computation:100 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Numerator:Number of women aged 20–69 years who have been screened in a 2 year period.
Numerator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—person identifier
Data Source
National Cervical Screening Program
Guide for use
Data source type: Registry
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Women who have undergone cervical cancer screening in a 2 year period
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
For Indigenous women only
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—age
Data Source
National Cervical Screening Program
Guide for use
Data source type: Registry
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
For Indigenous women only
Denominator:Population of women aged 20–69 years
Denominator data elements:
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 SetData Element
Proportion of women within the target population who have had a hysterectomy
Data Source
ABS 2001 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS 2001 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey

Used for hysterectomy fractions

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
For Indigenous women only
Disaggregation:

2008–2009—State and territory, by:

  • remoteness
  • SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) quintiles

2008–2009—Nationally, by:

  • SEIFA IRSD deciles

State and territory, by Indigenous status (no data)

Disaggregations within individual jurisdictions are subject to data quality considerations. Some disaggregations may result in numbers too small for publication.

Disaggregation data elements:
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person (address)—Australian postcode
Data Source
National Cervical Screening Program
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Used for disaggregation by remoteness and SEIFA IRSD
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Establishment—Australian state/territory identifier
Data Source
National Cervical Screening Program
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Used for disaggregation by state and territory
Comments:

Hysterectomy fractions are derived from the 2001 National Health Survey, and were recently validated using hospitals data.

Screening rates for Indigenous women in 2011 reporting were based on the ABS 2004-05 NATSIHS.

Most recent data available for 2011 CRC report: 2008–2009 (calendar years).

Representational attributes

Representation class:Percentage
Data type:Real
Unit of measure:Person
Format:NN.N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Accessibility

Health behaviours

Data source attributes

Data sources:
Data SourceNational Cervical Screening Program
Frequency
Annual
Data custodian

Department of Health and Ageing



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

Data SourceABS 2001 National Health Survey (NHS)
Frequency
Every three years
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Accountability 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

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

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

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 04-Incidence of selected cancers, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 10-Breast cancer screening rates, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011

Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 11-Cervical screening rates, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 12-Bowel cancer screening rates, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 44-Survival of people diagnosed with cancer, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011