National Healthcare Agreement: PI 28-Public sector community mental health services, 2012

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Output measure
Short name:PI 28-Public sector community mental health services, 2012
METeOR identifier:435854
Registration status:Health, Retired 25/06/2013
Description:Public community mental health service utilisation
Indicator set:National Healthcare Agreement (2012) Health, Superseded 25/06/2013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 28-Public sector community mental health services, 2012 QS Health, Retired 14/01/2015

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:

Rates are directly age-standardised to the 2001 Australian population.

Analysis by state and territory is based on location of service.

Analysis of remoteness and SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.

Presented per 1,000 population.

Computation:1,000 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Numerator:Total number of community mental health service contacts provided by public sector community mental health services.
Numerator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetPerson—person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)]
Data Source
National Community Mental Health Care Database
NMDS / DSS
Community mental health care NMDS 2009-10
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Denominator:Total population
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
Disaggregation:

2009–10—Nationally, by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles

2009–10—State and territory, by:

  • sex
  • Indigenous status
  • remoteness (Australian Standard Geographical Classification Remoteness Structure)
  • SEIFA IRSD quintiles
  • sex by age (10-year age groups) (age specific rates)

Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.

Disaggregation data elements:
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2008) NNNNN
Data Source
National Community Mental Health Care Database
NMDS / DSS
Community mental health care NMDS 2009-10
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Used for disaggregation by remoteness and SEIFA IRSD
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
National Community Mental Health Care Database
NMDS / DSS
Community mental health care NMDS 2009-10
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
National Community Mental Health Care Database
NMDS / DSS
Community mental health care NMDS 2009-10
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetPerson—date of birth, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
National Community Mental Health Care Database
NMDS / DSS
Community mental health care NMDS 2009-10
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Used to determine age at contact date
Data Element / Data SetMental health service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
National Community Mental Health Care Database
NMDS / DSS
Community mental health care NMDS 2009-10
Guide for use
Used to determine age at contact date
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—Australian state/territory identifier, code N
Data Source
National Community Mental Health Care Database
NMDS / DSS
Community mental health care NMDS 2009-10
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Used for disaggregation by state/territory
Comments:

Most recent data available for 2012 CRC report: 2009–10

Representational attributes

Representation class:Rate
Data type:Real
Unit of measure:Person
Format:NN[N]

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Accessibility

Data source attributes

Data sources:
Data SourceNational Community Mental Health Care Database
Frequency
Annual
Data custodian
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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: Long-term

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 21-Treatment rates for mental illness, 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 28-Public sector community mental health services, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 29-Private sector mental health services, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013