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National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2011

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Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termPI 04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2011
METeOR identifier:Help on this term425769
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Archived 01/07/2012
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 (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/percentage 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 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: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 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

Most recent data available for 2011 CRC report: NATSISS 2008 (Indigenous); NHS 2007-08 (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 2.18).

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 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

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 term

Specification: Long-term.

Mechanisms for reporting annually in between surveys could be explored.

Reliable data on Indigenous adolescents would be useful.

Relational attributes

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See also National Healthcare Agreement: PB 02-By 2018, reduce the national smoking rate to 10 per cent of the population and halve the Indigenous smoking rate (Baseline specification), 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 06-Proportion of adults who are daily smokers, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011

Supersedes National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2010 Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011

Has been superseded by National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2012 Indigenous, Archived 13/06/2013

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