Indigenous primary health care: PI10b-Proportion of regular clients with a smoking status result, 2015

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:PI10b-Proportion of regular clients with a smoking status result, 2015
METeOR identifier:589030
Registration status:Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Indigenous, Archived 20/01/2017
Description:

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:Smoking 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Indicator set:Indigenous primary health care key performance indicators (2015) Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Indigenous, Archived 20/01/2017

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:15 years
Computation description:

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:(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100
Numerator:

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:
Data Element / Data SetPerson—tobacco smoking status, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2015-17
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 2015-17
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2015-17
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 2015-17
Denominator:Calculation 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:
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2015-17
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 2015-17
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2015-17
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 2015-17
Disaggregation:

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:
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2015-17
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care DSS 2015-17

Representational attributes

Representation class:Percentage
Data type:Real
Unit of measure:Person

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Health Behaviours

Data source attributes

Data sources:
Data SourceIndigenous primary health care data collection
Frequency
6 monthly
Data custodian

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.


Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Department of Health

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Indigenous primary health care: PI10a-Number of regular clients with a smoking status result, 2015 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Indigenous, Archived 20/01/2017

Supersedes Indigenous primary health care: PI10b-Proportion of regular clients with a smoking status result, 2014 Health, Superseded 13/03/2015, Indigenous, Archived 13/03/2015

Has been superseded by Indigenous primary health care: PI10b-Proportion of regular clients with a smoking status result, 2015-2017 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018, Indigenous, Archived 27/02/2018