National Disability Agreement: h(1)-Proportion of primary carers of people with disability who feel satisfied with their caring role, 2013

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Output measure
Short name:Proportion of primary carers of people with disability who feel satisfied with their caring role, 2013
METeOR identifier:491960
Registration status:Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 23/05/2013
Description:

The proportion of primary carers of people with disability who feel satisfied with their caring role.

Indicator set:National Disability Agreement (2013) Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 23/05/2013
Outcome area:Families and carers are well supported Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 23/07/2010
Quality statement:National Disability Agreement: PI h-Proportion of carers of people with disability who report their health and wellbeing as positive, 2013 QS Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 23/05/2013

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:15 years.
Computation description:

The number of primary carers (of people aged 0-64 years with disability) who feel satisfied with their caring role divided by the total number of primary carers (of people aged 0–64 years with disability).

Computation:

R/N x 100

where R = number of primary carers (of people aged 0–64 years with disability), who feel satisfied with their caring role and

N = total number of primary carers (of people aged 0–64 years with disability).

Numerator:

Number of primary carers (of people aged 0–64 years with disability) who feel satisfied with their caring role.

Numerator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Carer status (2003 definition)
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Carer status (2009 definition)
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
'Satisfaction with caring role' indicator
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Cared accommodation identifier
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Denominator:

Total number of primary carers of people aged 0–64 years with disability.

Denominator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Carer status (2003 definition)
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Carer status (2009 definition)
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Cared accommodation identifier
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Disaggregation:

2009 data (2009 definition for current year reporting and 2003 definition for time series), by State/Territory, by:

  • Carer sex by carer age group (15-44, 45-64, 65 years and over, subtotal 15-64 years, total)
  • Carer remoteness area (major cities, other, total).

2009 data by State/Territory, by:

  • main recipient of care age group (0-14, 15-44, 45-64, total 0-64 years).

2009 data nationally, by:

  • Carer remoteness area (major cities, inner regional, outer regional, remote, total)
  • Carer country of birth (Australia, other English speaking countries, all English speaking countries, non-English speaking countries, total).

2003 data by State/Territory, by:

  • Carer sex by carer age group (15-44, 45-64, 65 years and over, subtotal 15-64 years, total)
  • Carer remoteness area (major cities, other, total)
Disaggregation data elements:
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Element / Data SetPerson—geographic remoteness, classification (ASGC-RA) N
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetPerson—country of birth, code (SACC 2008) NNNN
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Main recipient of care age group
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Australian state/territory identifier, code N
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Comments:

ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC) 2003 used for time series.

Data disaggregation will depend on reliability of estimates.

Representational attributes

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

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Autonomy and participation
Social cohesion

Data source attributes

Data sources:
Data SourceABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data custodian

Australian Bureau of Statistics


Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:Annually to COAG
Organisation responsible for providing data:ABS.
Other issues caveats:

Indicator (h) is a new indicator. The SDAC data on carers who report their health and wellbeing as positive are only available for primary carers (not all carers).  

Source and reference attributes

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare