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National Healthcare Agreement: PI 45-Rates of services: Overnight separations, 2012

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termOutput measure
Short name:Help on this termPI 45-Rates of services: Overnight separations, 2012
METeOR identifier:Help on this term435873
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Retired 25/06/2013
Description:Help on this term

Number of overnight hospital separations per 1,000 population

Indicator set:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement (2012) Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
Outcome area:Help on this termHospital and Related Care Health, Standard 07/07/2010
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Quality statement:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement: PI 45-Rates of services: Overnight separations, 2012 QS Health, Retired 14/01/2015

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

Overnight separation: Length of stay in hospital was at least one night (admission date and separation date are different).

Excludes newborns without qualified days.

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

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

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

Presented per 1,000 population.

Computation:Help on this term1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Numerator:Help on this termNumber of overnight separations
Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetEpisode of admitted patient care—admission date, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2009-10
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetEpisode of admitted patient care—separation date, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2009-10
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Denominator:Help on this termTotal population
Denominator data elements:Help on this term
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:Help on this term

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

2007–08 (resupplied for revised Indigenous and SEIFA analysis), and 2009–10—State and territory, by:

  • hospital sector
  • Indigenous status
  • remoteness (Australian Standard Geographical Classification Remoteness Structure)
  • SEIFA IRSD quintiles

Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication. National disaggregation by Indigenous status will be based on data only from jurisdictions for which the quality of Indigenous identification is considered acceptable.

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—Australian state/territory identifier, code N
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2009-10
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2009-10
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2008) NNNNN
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient 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 SetEstablishment—sector, code N
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2009-10
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Comments:Help on this term

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

The scope of the National Hospital Morbidity Database is episodes of care for admitted patients in essentially all hospitals in Australia, including public and private acute and psychiatric hospitals, free-standing day hospital facilities, alcohol and drug treatment hospitals and dental hospitals.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termRate
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
Format:Help on this termNN[N].N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termAccessibility

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceNational Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
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:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement
Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Further data development / collection required:Help on this termSpecification: Long-term

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PB 07-By 2014-15, improve the provision of primary care and reduce the proportion of potentially preventable hospital admissions by 7.6 per cent over the 2006-07 baseline to 8.5 per cent of total hospital admissions, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 22-Selected potentially preventable hospitalisations, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 34-Waiting times for elective surgery, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013

Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 45-Rates of services: Overnight separations, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 46-Rates of services: Outpatient occasions of service, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 47-Rates of services: Non-acute care separations, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 48-Rates of services: Hospital procedures, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013

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