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National Healthcare Agreement: PI 04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2014

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termProgress measure
Short name:Help on this termPI 04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2014
METeOR identifier:Help on this term517681
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 14/01/2015
Description:Help on this termProportion of adults who are current daily smokers.
Indicator set:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement (2014) Health, Superseded 14/01/2015
Outcome area:Help on this termPrevention Health, Standard 07/07/2010
Quality statement:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement: PI 04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2014 QS Health, Superseded 14/01/2015

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:Help on this term18 years
Computation description:Help on this term

Daily smoking: currently smokes cigarettes (manufactured or roll-your-own) or equivalent tobacco product every day.

Rates are directly age-standardised to the 2001 Australian population.

Analysis by remoteness and Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) Index of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.

Presented as a percentage.

95% confidence intervals and relative standard errors calculated for rates.

Computation:Help on this term100 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Numerator:Help on this termNumber of persons aged 18 years or over who smoke tobacco every day
Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—tobacco smoking frequency, current tobacco smoking frequency code N
Data Source
ABS Australian Health Survey (AHS), 2011-13
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—tobacco smoking frequency, current tobacco smoking frequency code N
Data Source
ABS Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS), 2012-13
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS Australian Health Survey (AHS), 2011-13
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS), 2012-13
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Denominator:Help on this termPopulation aged 18 years or over
Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS Australian Health Survey (AHS), 2011-13
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS), 2012-13
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Disaggregation:Help on this term

2011–12 (updated for full AHS sample)—State and territory, by:

  • sex by age
  • Indigenous status (non-Indigenous) 
  • remoteness (Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) Remoteness Structure)
  • 2011 Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) Index of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage (IRSD) quintiles
  • disability status

2011–12 (updated for full AHS sample)—Nationally, by:

  • sex by remoteness (ASGS Remoteness Structure)
  • 2011 SEIFA IRSD deciles
  • remoteness (ASGS Remoteness Structure) by 2011 SEIFA IRSD deciles

2012–13—State and territory, by:

  • Indigenous status (Indigenous only)

Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, statistical area level 2 (SA2) code (ASGS 2011) N(9)
Data Source
ABS Australian Health Survey (AHS), 2011-13
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Used for disaggregation by state/territory, remoteness and SEIFA IRSD
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, statistical area level 2 (SA2) code (ASGS 2011) N(9)
Data Source
ABS Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS), 2012-13
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Used for disaggregation by state/territory, remoteness and SEIFA IRSD
Comments:Help on this term

Most recent data available for 2014 Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Reform Council (CRC) report: 2011–12 (total population: AHS); 2012–13 (Indigenous status: Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS) and Australian Health Survey (AHS)).

AATSIHS or National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS) data may be used for analysis dependent upon which survey is most recent.

For further detailed analysis by Indigenous status see the CRC National Indigenous Reform Agreement (NIRA) report.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
Format:Help on this termN[NN].N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termHealth behaviours

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceABS Australian Health Survey (AHS), 2011-13
Frequency
Every 3 years
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Data SourceABS Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS), 2012-13
Frequency
Every 6 years
Data custodian

Australian Bureau of Statistics


Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement
Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termAustralian Bureau of Statistics
Benchmark:Help on this term

National Healthcare Agreement: PB e-Better health: by 2018, reduce the national smoking rate to 10 per cent of the population and halve the Indigenous smoking rate over the 2009 baseline, 2014

NPA on Preventive Health

15(g): Reduction in state baseline for proportion of adults smoking daily commensurate with a two percentage point reduction in smoking from 2007 national baseline by 2011; 3.5 percentage point reduction from 2007 national baseline by 2013.

Further data development / collection required:Help on this termSpecification: Final, the measure meets the intention of the indicator.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PB e-Better health: by 2018, reduce the national smoking rate to 10 per cent of the population and halve the Indigenous smoking rate over the 2009 baseline, 2014 Health, Superseded 14/01/2015

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 03-Prevalence of overweight and obesity, 2014 Health, Superseded 14/01/2015

Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2013 Health, Superseded 30/04/2014

Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 04-Rates of current daily smokers, 2015 Health, Superseded 08/07/2016

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 05-Levels of risky alcohol consumption, 2014 Health, Superseded 14/01/2015

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 16-Potentially avoidable deaths, 2014 Health, Superseded 14/01/2015

See also National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 03-Rates of current daily smokers, 2015 Indigenous, Archived 18/11/2015

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