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Indigenous primary health care: PI04a-Number of Indigenous children who are fully immunised, 2014

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Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termOutput measure
Short name:Help on this termPI04a-Number of Indigenous children who are fully immunised, 2014
METeOR identifier:Help on this term504696
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 13/03/2015
Indigenous, Archived 13/03/2015
Description:Help on this term

Number of Indigenous children who are regular clients, aged:

  • 12 months to less than 24 months;
  • 24 months to less than 36 months;
  • 60 months to less than 72 months;

and who are 'fully immunised'.

Rationale:Help on this termImmunisation is highly effective in reducing morbidity and mortality caused by vaccine-preventable diseases.
Indicator set:Help on this termIndigenous primary health care key performance indicators (2014) Health, Superseded 13/03/2015
Indigenous, Archived 13/03/2015

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

Count of Indigenous children who are regular clients, aged:

  • 12 months to less than 24 months;
  • 24 months to less than 36 months;
  • 60 months to less than 72 months;

and who are 'fully immunised'.

‘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.

Presented as a number.

This indicator is calculated separately for each age milestone.

'Fully immunised' status is determined in accordance with the National Immunisation Program Schedule. The childhood vaccinations essential to be considered 'fully immunised' include: 

  • DTPa (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis)
  • HiB (haemophilus influenzae type B)
  • Polio
  • Hep B (hepatitis B)
  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella).

A child is considered 'fully immunised' if they have received the following vaccinations by the specified age milestones:

  • At 12 months: 3 doses DTPa; 3 doses Polio; 2 or 3 doses HiB; 2 or 3 doses Hep B
  • At 24 months: 3 doses DTPa; 3 doses Polio; 3 or 4 doses HiB; 3 doses Hep B; 1 dose MMR
  • At 60 months: 4 doses DTPa; 4 doses Polio; 2 doses MMR.
Computation:Help on this term

Numerator only.

Numerator:Help on this term

Calculation A: Number of Indigenous children who are regular clients, aged 12 months to less than 24 months and who are 'fully immunised'.

Calculation B: Number of Indigenous children who are regular clients, aged 24 months to less than 36 months and who are 'fully immunised'.

Calculation C: Number of Indigenous children who are regular clients, aged 60 months to less than 72 months and who are 'fully immunised'.

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2014-15
Data Element / Data SetChild—fully immunised recorded indicator, yes/no code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2014-15
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2014-15
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 2014-15

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

Department of Health

Reference documents:Help on this term

Department of Health and Ageing 2011. National Immunisation Program Schedule, Immunise Australia Program. Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra. Viewed 25 July 2011:

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/immunise/publishing.nsf/content/nips2

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Indigenous primary health care: PI04a-Number of Indigenous children who are fully immunised, 2013 Health, Superseded 21/11/2013, Indigenous, Archived 21/11/2013

Has been superseded by Indigenous primary health care: PI04a-Number of Indigenous children who are fully immunised, 2015 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Indigenous, Archived 20/01/2017

See also Indigenous primary health care: PI04b-Proportion of Indigenous children who are fully immunised, 2014 Health, Superseded 13/03/2015, Indigenous, Archived 13/03/2015

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