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National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 06-Levels of obesity - Body Mass Index, 2011

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termPI 06-Levels of obesity - Body Mass Index, 2011
METeOR identifier:Help on this term425746
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Archived 01/07/2012
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 (2011) Indigenous, Archived 01/07/2012
Outcome area:Help on this termIndigenous people remain healthy and free of preventable disease Indigenous, Endorsed 21/07/2010

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:Help on this term18 years
Computation description:Help on this term

Crude rates are calculated for Indigenous Australians; age-standardised rates are calculated for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

Confidence intervals and relative standard errors are calculated for crude and age-standardised rates.

Rate ratios and rate differences are calculated for Indigenous:non-Indigenous.

Presentation: Per 100 persons (percentage).

Computation:Help on this term

100 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:Help on this term

National and state/territory, for Indigenous Australians (crude rates).

National and state/territory, by Indigenous status (age standardised rates).

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 term

Most recent data available for 2011 CRC report: 2004-05 NATSIHS (Indigenous); 2004-05 NHS (non-Indigenous).

Rates are directly age standardised to the 2001 Australian ERP.

Data for this indicator can be found in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework (indicator 2.26).

Baseline year for this indicator is 2006; target year is 2031.

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

Reporting requirements:Help on this termNational Indigenous Reform Agreement.
Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termAustralian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Further data development / collection required:Help on this termSpecification: Long-term.

Relational attributes

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See also National Healthcare Agreement: PB 03-By 2017, increase by five percentage points the proportion of Australian adults and children at a healthy body weight, over the 2009 baseline (Baseline specification), 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 05-Proportion of persons obese, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011

Supersedes National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P06-Levels of obesity - Body Mass Index, 2010 Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011

Has been superseded by National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 06-Levels of obesity - Body Mass Index, 2012 Indigenous, Archived 13/06/2013

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