Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Progress measure|
|Short name:||PI 42-Intentional self-harm in hospitals, 2012|
|Registration status:||Health, Retired 25/06/2013|
|Description:||Separations in which a patient self-harmed during an admission.|
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2012) Health, Superseded 25/06/2013|
|Outcome area:||Hospital and Related Care Health, Standard 07/07/2010|
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: PI 42-Intentional self-harm in hospitals, 2012 QS Health, Retired 14/01/2015|
Collection and usage attributes
Intentional self-harm identified by ICD-10-AM external cause codes X60–X84. Self-harm is defined in ICD-10-AM as ‘Intentional self-harm: includes purposefully-inflicted poisoning or injury, suicide and attempted suicide.’
Place of occurrence of health service area identified by ICD-10 code Y92.22.
Excludes separations with a principal diagnosis of an injury or poisoning (ICD-10-AM codes beginning with S and T).
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.
Number1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
|Numerator:||Number of hospital separations with an external cause code for intentional self-harm and a place of occurrence of Health service area|
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator:||Total number of separations|
|Denominator data elements:|
2009-10—Nationally, by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles
2009-10—State and territory, by:
Some disaggregations 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:|
Most recent data available for 2012 CRC report: 2009–10
The scope of the National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD) 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.
|Unit of measure:||Episode|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Safety|
Data source attributes
|Reporting requirements:||National Healthcare Agreement|
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Further data development / collection required:|
|Related metadata references:|
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PB 06-The rate of Staphylococcus aureus (including MRSA) bacteraemia is no more than 2.0 per 10,000 occupied bed days for acute care public hospitals by 2011–12 in each state and territory, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 38-Adverse drug events in hospitals, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 39-Healthcare-associated Staphylococcus aureus (including MRSA) bacteraemia in acute care hospitals, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 40-Pressure ulcers in hospitals, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 41-Falls resulting in patient harm in hospitals, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013
Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 42-Intentional self-harm in hospitals, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 43-Unplanned/unexpected readmissions within 28 days of selected surgical episodes of care, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 52-Falls in residential aged care resulting in patient harm and treated in hospital, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013