National Healthcare Agreement: PI 07-Proportion of adults at risk of long-term harm from alcohol, 2012

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Progress measure
Short name:PI 07-Proportion of adults at risk of long-term harm from alcohol, 2012
METeOR identifier:435979
Registration status:Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
Description:Proportion of adults at risk of long-term harm from alcohol
Indicator set:National Healthcare Agreement (2012) Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
Outcome area:Prevention Health, Standard 07/07/2010

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:18 years
Computation description:

'At risk of long term alcohol related harm' is defined according to the 2001 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) guidelines: for males, equivalent to 29 or more drinks per week, and for females, 15 or more drinks per week.

Excludes people who have not consumed alcohol in past 12 months.

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

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

Presented as a percentage

95% confidence intervals and relative standard errors are calculated for rates.
Computation:100 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Numerator:Number of persons aged 18 years or over assessed as having an alcohol consumption pattern that puts them at risk of long term alcohol-related harm.
Numerator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—alcohol consumption amount
Data Source
ABS 2007-08 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—alcohol consumption frequency
Data Source
ABS 2007-08 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—alcohol consumption amount
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—alcohol consumption frequency
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—alcohol consumption amount
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey

Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—alcohol consumption frequency
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—age
Data Source
ABS 2007-08 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey

Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—age
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—age
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Denominator:Population aged 18 years or over
Denominator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—age
Data Source
ABS 2007-08 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—age
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—age
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Disaggregation:

State and territory, by:

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

Nationally, by SEIFA IRSD deciles

Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.
Disaggregation data elements:
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—area of usual residence
Data Source
ABS 2007-08 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Used for disaggregation by state/territory, remoteness and SEIFA IRSD
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—area of usual residence
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Used for disaggregation by state/territory
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—area of usual residence
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Used for disaggregation by state/territory
Comments:

Most recent data available for 2012 CRC report: 2007–08 (total population: NHS); 2004–05 (Indigenous status: NATSIHS and NHS).

NO NEW DATA FOR 2012 REPORTING

For further detailed analysis by Indigenous status see the National Indigenous Reform Agreement (NIRA) report.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Percentage
Data type:Real
Unit of measure:Person
Format:N[N].N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Health behaviours

Data source attributes

Data sources:
Data SourceABS 2007-08 National Health Survey (NHS)
Frequency
Every 3 years
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

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 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Frequency
Every 3 years
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:National Healthcare Agreement
Organisation responsible for providing data:Australian Bureau of Statistics
Benchmark:National Healthcare Agreement: PB 02—By 2018, reduce the national smoking rate to 10 per cent of the population and halve the Indigenous smoking rate (Baseline specification), 2012
Further data development / collection required:Specification: Interim

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PB 02-By 2018, reduce the national smoking rate to 10 per cent of the population and halve the Indigenous smoking rate (Baseline specification), 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013, Indigenous, Endorsed 11/09/2012

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PB 03-By 2017, increase by five percentage points the proportion of Australian adults and children at a healthy body weight, over the 2009 baseline (Baseline specification), 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013

Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 05-Levels of risky alcohol consumption, 2013 Health, Superseded 30/04/2014

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 05-Proportion of persons obese, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 06-Proportion of adults who are daily smokers, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013

Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 07-Proportion of adults at risk of long-term harm from alcohol, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 20-Potentially avoidable deaths, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013

See also National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 04-Levels of risky alcohol consumption, 2013 Indigenous, Archived 13/12/2013

See also National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 05-Average daily alcohol consumption and associated risk levels; rates of alcohol consumption at long-term risky to high risk levels, 2012 Indigenous, Archived 13/06/2013