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Indigenous primary health care: PI10b-Proportion of regular clients with a smoking status result, 2014

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termPI10b-Proportion of regular clients with a smoking status result, 2014
METeOR identifier:Help on this term504716
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 13/03/2015
Indigenous, Archived 13/03/2015
Description:Help on this term

Proportion of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 15 years and over and whose smoking status has been recorded as one of the following:

  • current smoker;
  • ex-smoker or;
  • never smoked.
Rationale:Help on this termSmoking has been identified as one of the key risk factors contributing to the burden of disease for Indigenous Australians. It is important that Indigenous primary health care services know the smoking status of clients in order to provide appropriate medical care.
Indicator set:Help on this termIndigenous primary health care key performance indicators (2014) Health, Superseded 13/03/2015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

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

Proportion of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 15 years and over and whose smoking status has been recorded as one of the following:

  • current smoker;
  • ex-smoker or;
  • never smoked;  

‘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 percentage.

Calculated separately for each smoking status.

Computation:Help on this term(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100
Numerator:Help on this term

Calculation A: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 15 years and over and whose smoking status has been recorded as 'current smoker'.

Calculation B: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 15 years and over and whose smoking status has been recorded as 'ex-smoker'.

Calculation C: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 15 years and over and whose smoking status has been recorded as 'never smoked'.

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—tobacco smoking status, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2014-15
Guide for use
'Daily smoker', 'weekly smoker' and 'irregular smoker' are aggregated into 'current smoker'.
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—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 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
Denominator:Help on this termCalculation A, B and C: Total number of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 15 years and over and whose smoking status has been recorded.
Denominator 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 SetPerson—smoking status 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
Disaggregation:Help on this term

1. Sex:
a) Male
b) Female

2. Age group:
a) 15-24 years
b) 25-34 years
c) 35-44 years
d) 45-54 years
e) 55-64 years
f) 65 years and over

Disaggregation 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 SetPerson—sex, 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 termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termHealth Behaviours

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

Relational attributes

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See also Indigenous primary health care: PI10a-Number of regular clients with a smoking status result, 2014 Health, Superseded 13/03/2015, Indigenous, Archived 13/03/2015

Supersedes Indigenous primary health care: PI10b-Proportion of regular clients with a smoking status result, 2013 Health, Superseded 21/11/2013, Indigenous, Archived 21/11/2013

Has been superseded by Indigenous primary health care: PI10b-Proportion of regular clients with a smoking status result, 2015 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Indigenous, Archived 20/01/2017

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