National Healthcare Agreement: PI 12-Bowel cancer screening rates, 2012

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Output measure
Short name:PI 12-Bowel cancer screening rates, 2012
METeOR identifier:435847
Registration status:Health, Retired 25/06/2013
Description:Screening rates for bowel cancer for people within national target groups.
Indicator set:National Healthcare Agreement (2012) Health, Superseded 25/06/2013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 12-Bowel cancer screening rates, 2012 QS Health, Retired 14/01/2015

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:50, 55 and 65 years
Computation description:

Excludes people who were screened outside the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

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 persons aged 50, 55 and 65 years who have been screened by the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program in the reference calendar year.
Numerator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—person identifier
Data Source
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP)
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Denominator:Population aged 50, 55 and 65 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
Person—estimated resident population of Australia
Data Source
ABS Indigenous experimental estimates and projections (2001 Census-based)
Guide for use
Data source type: Census-based plus administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS Estimated resident population (total population)
Guide for use
Data source type: Census-based plus administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS Indigenous experimental estimates and projections (2001 Census-based)
Guide for use
Data source type: Census-based plus administrative by-product data
Disaggregation:

2010—State and territory, by:

  • sex and age (50, 55, 65, total in target ages)
  • remoteness (Australian Standard Geographical Classification Remoteness Structure)
  • SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) quintiles

2010—Nationally, by SEIFA IRSD deciles

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 Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP)
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Used for disaggregation by state/territory, remoteness and SEIFA IRSD
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—age
Data Source
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP)
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—sex
Data Source
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP)
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Comments:

Most recent data available for 2012 CRC report: 2010

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 Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP)
Frequency
6-monthly (register snapshot)
Data custodian

Medicare Australia (Medicare Australia merged with the Department of Human Services in 2011)



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 Indigenous experimental estimates and projections (2001 Census-based)
Frequency
Periodic
Quality statement
ABS Indigenous experimental estimates and projections, QS
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: Interim

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

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 11-Cervical screening rates, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013

Supersedes 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, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013