National Healthcare Agreement: PI 26-Dental services, 2012
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Output measure|
|Short name:||PI 26-Dental services, 2012|
|Registration status:||Health, Retired 25/06/2013|
|Description:||Differential rates for use of dental services per 1,000 population|
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2012) Health, Superseded 25/06/2013|
|Outcome area:||Primary and Community Health Health, Standard 07/07/2010|
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: PI 26-Dental services, 2012 QS Health, Retired 14/01/2015|
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age from:|
5 years (total population)
2 years (Indigenous population)
Specific types of services to be classified into areas of service according to the Australian Dental Association (ADA) Schedule of Dental Services. Visits classified as emergency if for relief of pain, and as general for problems not involving relief of pain or for a check-up.
Dentate persons classified on the basis of the presence of one or more natural teeth.
Numerator to be divided into people who visited a dentist for emergency or general treatment.
Service estimates are to be restricted to dentate persons.
Rates directly age-standardised to the 2001 Australian population.
Analysis by remoteness and SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.
Presented per 1,000 population.95% confidence intervals and relative standard errors calculated for rates.
1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Total population: Number of persons aged 5 years and over who visited a dentist in the last 12 months
Indigenous population: Number of persons aged 2 years and over who visited a dentist in the last 12 months
|Numerator data elements:|
Total population: Population aged 5 years or over
Indigenous population: Population aged 2 years or over
|Denominator data elements:|
Nationally, by service type (general, emergency, total) by provider type (public/private), by:
State and territory, by service type (general, emergency, total) by provider type (public/private).
Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2012 CRC report: 2010 NDTIS; 2004-05 NATSIHS for Indigenous status.
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Accessibility|
Data source attributes
|Reporting requirements:||National Healthcare Agreement|
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Further data development / collection required:||Specification: Interim|
|Related metadata references:|
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 15-Waiting times for public dentistry, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 16-People deferring access to selected healthcare due to cost, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 25-Specialist services, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013
Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 26-Dental services, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011