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National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 07-Level of physical activity, 2012

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termPI 07-Levels of physical activity, 2012
METeOR identifier:Help on this term438591
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Archived 13/06/2013
Description:Help on this termProportion of Australians by level of physical activity, by Indigenous status.
Rationale:Help on this termParticipation in sport, recreation or fitness has the potential to lead to improvement in long-term health, and physical and mental wellbeing. Long-term health gains obtained from increased participation by Indigenous Australians in such activities will contribute to closing the gap in life expectancy.
Indicator set:Help on this termNational Indigenous Reform Agreement (2012) Indigenous, Archived 13/06/2013
Outcome area:Help on this termIndigenous people remain healthy and free of preventable disease Indigenous, Endorsed 21/07/2010

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:Help on this term15 years
Computation description:Help on this term

Crude rates are calculated for Indigenous Australians.

Age-standardised rates are calculated for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

95% Confidence intervals and relative standard errors are calculated for crude and age-standardised rates.

Rate ratios and rate differences are calculated for Indigenous: non-Indigenous.

Presentation: Number, rate per 100 persons (percentage),  rate ratio, rate difference, confidence intervals, and relative standard error.

Computation:Help on this term

Crude rate: 100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator).

Age-standardised rate: calculated using the direct method with the 2001 Australian population as at 30 June as the standard. Ten year age groups are used from 0-4 to 55 years and over to be consistent with published estimates by the ABS.

Rate ratio: Indigenous age-standardised rate divided by non-Indigenous age-standardised rate.

Rate difference: Indigenous age-standardised rate minus non-Indigenous age-standardised rate.

Numerator:Help on this termPeople aged 15 years and over by level of physical activity (sedentary, low, moderate, high)
Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
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
Level of physical activity
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Level of physical activity
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Denominator:Help on this termTotal population of people aged 15 years and over
Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Disaggregation:Help on this term

National and state/territory, by level of physical activity for Indigenous Australians (crude rates).

National and state/territory, by level of physical activity by Indigenous status (age-standardised rates).

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2006) NNNNN
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2006) NNNNN
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Level of physical activity
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
Level of physical activity
Data Source
ABS 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey

Comments:Help on this term

NO NEW DATA FOR 2012 REPORTING.

Most recent data available: 2004-05 NATSIHS (Indigenous); 2004-05 NHS (non-Indigenous).

At this stage, data are available for persons aged 15 years and over only. Data from the NATSIHS are available for remote and very remote areas. The NHS does not cover very remote areas.

Baseline year for NIRA target (Close the life expectancy gap within a generation) is 2006; baseline year for this indicator is 2004-05; target year is 2031.

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 termHealth Behaviours

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
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:Help on this termNational Indigenous Reform Agreement.
Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this term

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

In the provision of data and quality statement ABS will have regard for the data quality assessments in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework that are relevant to this indicator.

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

Source and reference attributes

Steward:Help on this termNational Indigenous Reform Agreement Performance Information Management Group

Relational attributes

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Supersedes National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 07-Level of physical activity, 2011 Indigenous, Archived 01/07/2012

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