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Indigenous primary health care: PI06a-Number of regular clients with Type II diabetes whose HbA1c measurement result was within a specified level, 2013

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Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termOutput measure
Short name:Help on this termPI06a-Number of regular clients with Type II diabetes whose HbA1c measurement result was within a specified level, 2013
METeOR identifier:Help on this term468098
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 21/11/2013
Indigenous, Archived 21/11/2013
Description:Help on this term

Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded within either the previous 6 months or 12 months, was categorised as one of the following:

  • less than or equal to 7%;
  • greater than 7% but less than or equal to 8%;
  • greater than 8% but less than 10% or;
  • greater than or equal to 10%
Rationale:Help on this term

Chronic diseases, such as diabetes, are a major cause of morbidity and mortality among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Monitoring glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) levels plays a key role in the management of the disease.

Indicator set:Help on this termIndigenous primary health care key performance indicators (2013) Health, Superseded 21/11/2013
Indigenous, Archived 21/11/2013

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

Count of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded within either the previous 6 months or 12 months, was categorised as one of the following:

  • less than or equal to 7%;
  • greater than 7% but less than or equal to 8%;
  • greater than 8% but less than 10% or;
  • greater than or equal to 10%

‘Regular client’ refers to a client of an OATSIH-funded primary health care service (that is required to report against the Indigenous primary health care key performance indicators) who has an active medical record; that is, a client who has attended the OATSIH-funded primary health care service at least 3 times in 2 years.

HbA1c: glycosylated haemoglobin.

Exclude Type I diabetes, secondary diabetes, gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), previous GDM, impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance.

Presented as a number.

Calculated separately for each HbA1c range, for each time period.

Include only the most recent HbA1c measurement result from each time period.

Computation:Help on this termNumerator only
Numerator:Help on this term

Calculation A: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded in the previous 6 months, was less than or equal to 7%.

Calculation B: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded in the previous 6 months, was greater than 7% but less than or equal to 8%.

Calculation C: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded in the previous 6 months, was greater than 8% but less than 10%.

Calculation D: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded in the previous 6 months, was greater than or equal to 10%.

Calculation E: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded in the previous 12 months, was less than or equal to 7%.

Calculation F: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded in the previous 12 months, was greater than 7% but less than or equal to 8%.

Calculation G: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded in the previous 12 months, was greater than 8% but less than 10%.

Calculation H: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded in the previous 12 months, was greater than or equal to 10%.

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—glycosylated haemoglobin level, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14
Guide for use
Response to this is conditional on responding 'yes' to having had an HbA1c measurement result recorded in either the previous 6 months or 12 months.
Data Element / Data SetPerson—diabetes mellitus status, code NN
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14
Guide for use
Type II diabetes only.
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14
Data Element / Data SetPerson—regular client indicator, yes/no code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14
Disaggregation:Help on this term

1. Sex:
a) Male
b) Female

2. Age:
a) 0-4 years
b) 5-14 years
c) 15-24 years
d) 25-34 years
e) 35-44 years
f) 45-54 years
g) 55-64 years
h) 65 years and over

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2012-14

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCount
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termEffective/Appropriate/Efficient

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceIndigenous primary health care data collection
Frequency
6 monthly
Data custodian

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA)

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Indigenous primary health care: PI06a-Number of regular clients with Type II diabetes whose HbA1c measurement result was within a specified level, 2012 Health, Superseded 23/02/2012

Has been superseded by Indigenous primary health care: PI06a-Number of regular clients with Type II diabetes whose HbA1c measurement result was within a specified level, 2014 Health, Superseded 13/03/2015, Indigenous, Archived 13/03/2015

See also Indigenous primary health care: PI06b-Proportion of regular clients with Type II diabetes whose HbA1c measurement result was within a specified level, 2013 Health, Superseded 21/11/2013, Indigenous, Archived 21/11/2013

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