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National Healthcare Agreement: PI 09-Immunisation rates for vaccines in the national schedule, 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 09-Immunisation rates for vaccines in the national schedule, 2012
METeOR identifier:Help on this term436839
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Retired 25/06/2013
Description:Help on this term

Proportion of children fully vaccinated and proportion of older adults vaccinated against specific diseases

Indicator set:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement (2012) Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
Outcome area:Help on this termPrevention Health, Standard 07/07/2010
Quality statement:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement: PI 09-Immunisation rates for vaccines in the national schedule (Australian Childhood Immunisation Register), 2012 QS Health, Retired 14/01/2015

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

Fully vaccinated 5 year old children: Children aged 60—63 months vaccinated against diptheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis, measles, mumps and rubella.

Adults vaccinated for influenza and pneumococcal disease.

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

Adults: Rates directly age-standardised to the 2001 Australian population.

Presented as a percentage.

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100 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Calculated separately for children, Indigenous Australians aged 50 years or over, and non-Indigenous Australians aged 65 years or over.

Numerator:Help on this term

Children: Number of children who turned five between 1 January and 31 March and who have been recorded as fully vaccinated on the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register by 30 June.

Adults: Number of Indigenous Australians aged 50 years or over, and non-Indigenous Australians aged 65 years or over, who have been vaccinated for influenza and pneumococcal disease.

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Number of children aged 5 years who have been fully vaccinated according to the National Immunisation Program Schedule
Data Source
Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR)
Guide for use
Data source type: Register
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Number of Indigenous Australians aged 50 years or over, and non-Indigenous Australians aged 65 years or over, who have been vaccinated for influenza and pneumococcal disease
Data Source
Adult Vaccination Survey (2009)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Number of Indigenous Australians aged 50 years or over, and non-Indigenous Australians aged 65 years or over, who have been vaccinated for influenza and pneumococcal disease
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Denominator:Help on this term

Children: Number of children who turned five between 1 January and 31 March registered on the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register.

Adults: Population of Indigenous Australians aged 50 years or over, and non-Indigenous Australians aged 65 years or over.

Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—age
Data Source
Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR)
Guide for use
Data source type: Register
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—age
Data Source
Adult Vaccination Survey (2009)
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
Disaggregation:Help on this term

As at 30 June 2011—Nationally (children) by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles

As at 30 June 2011—State and territory (children) by:

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

Nationally (adults) by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles (no new data)

State and territory (adults) by:

  • remoteness (Australian Standard Geographical Classification Remoteness Structure) 
  • SEIFA IRSD quintiles (no new data)

State and territory (adults) by Indigenous status (no new data)

Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—area of usual residence
Data Source
Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR)
Guide for use
Data source type: Register
Used for disaggregation by state/territory, remoteness and SEIFA IRSD
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—Indigenous status
Data Source
Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR)
Guide for use
Data source type: Register
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Person—area of usual residence
Data Source
Adult Vaccination Survey (2009)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Used for disaggregation by state/territory, remoteness and SEIFA IRSD
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Most recent data available for 2012 CRC report:

Children: vaccination status as at 30 June 2011
Adults: 2009
Indigenous adults: 2004–05

Representational attributes

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

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termAccessibility

Health behaviours

Effectiveness

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceAustralian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR)
Frequency
Quarterly (register 'snapshot')
Data custodian
Department of Health and Ageing

Data SourceAdult Vaccination Survey (2009)
Frequency
Irregularly
Data custodian
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data SourceABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Frequency
Every 6 years
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, Department of Health and Ageing
Benchmark:Help on this term

National Partnership Agreement on Essential Vaccines (NPEV):

  • Maintaining or increasing coverage for Indigenous Australians.
  • Maintaining or increasing coverage in agreed areas of low immunisation coverage.
  • Maintaining or decreasing wastage and leakage.
  • Maintaining or increasing vaccination coverage for four year olds. 

Also see Schedule G of the NPEV for targets that may be used to monitor and assess the achievement of objectives and outcomes for immunisation under the National Healthcare Agreement

Further data development / collection required:Help on this termSpecification: Long-term

Relational attributes

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See also Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 2.1.1–Immunisation rates for vaccines in the national schedule, 2019 Health, Standardisation pending 03/12/2019

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

Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 09-Immunisation rates for vaccines in the national schedule, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 13-Proportion of children with 4th year developmental health check, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 19-Infant and young child mortality rate, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013

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

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

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