National Healthcare Agreement: PI 11-Cervical screening rates, 2012

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Output measure
Short name:PI 11-Cervical screening rates, 2012
METeOR identifier:435845
Registration status:Health, Retired 25/06/2013
Description:Rates of cervical screening for women within national target age group.
Indicator set:National Healthcare Agreement (2012) Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
Outcome area:Prevention Health, Standard 07/07/2010
Quality statement:National Healthcare Agreement: PI 11-Cervical screening rates, 2012 QS Health, Retired 14/01/2015

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:20 years
Population group age to: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 to the 2001 Australian population.

Analysis by remoteness and SEIFA Index 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
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Used for hysterectomy fractions
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
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:

2007–2008 and 2008–2009 (revised for new hysterectomy fractions), 2009–2010—State and territory, by:

  • remoteness (Australian Standard Geographical Classification Remoteness Structure) 
  • SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) quintiles

2007–2008 and 2008–2009 (revised for new hysterectomy fractions), 2009–2010—Nationally, by:

  • SEIFA IRSD deciles

State and territory, by Indigenous status (no new data)

Some disaggregation 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:

Most recent data available for 2012 CRC report: 2009–2010 (calendar years: total population); 2004–05 (Indigenous status: NATSIHS).

Screening rates for Indigenous women are based on the ABS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS).

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 SourceNational Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
Frequency
Annual
Data custodian

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


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:

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 04-Incidence of selected cancers, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 10-Breast cancer screening rates, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013

Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 11-Cervical screening rates, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 12-Bowel cancer screening rates, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 44-Survival of people diagnosed with cancer, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013