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National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: Percentage of people who visit the GP at least once in a year who had depression, anxiety or both of these conditions 2005-2013

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termPercentage of people who visit the GP at least once in a year who had depression, anxiety or both of these conditions 2005-2013
METeOR identifier:Help on this term593768
Registration status:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
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Patients with depression, anxiety or both of these conditions, is measured as the number of people who visit the GP at least once in a year who had depression, anxiety or both of these conditions, per 100 people who visit the GP at least once in a year.

National Health Performance Authority analysis of BEACH SAND data (2005-2013) weighted to the attending patient population using Department of Human Services, Medicare Benefits Schedule statistics, 12 months ending 30 June 2013.

Indicator set:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: 2011– National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

National Health Performance Authority analysis of BEACH SAND data (2005-2013) weighted to the attending patient population using Department of Human Services, Medicare Benefits Schedule statistics, 12 months ending 30 June 2013.

Computation:Help on this term100 X (numerator/denominator)
Numerator:Help on this term

Number of GP presentations for patients with depression, anxiety or both of these conditions during the data period. Depression was defined using ICPC-2 code 76. Anxiety was defined as P01 and P74.

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPatient—diagnosis, diagnosis code (ICPC-2 PLUS) ANNNNN
Data Source
Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH) and Supplementary Analysis of Nominated Data (SAND)
Data Element / Data SetPerson—General Practitioner visits in the past 12 months, total number N[NN]
Data Source
Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH) and Supplementary Analysis of Nominated Data (SAND)
Denominator:Help on this termThe SAND substudies conducted between July 2005 and June 2013 provided a sample of 861 GPs recording information for 25,855 patients.
Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetService event—General Practitioner (GP) service, total number NN[N]
Disaggregation:Help on this termBy Medicare Local catchment peer group.
Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetAdministrative health region—Medicare Local peer group, code N

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termInteger
Unit of measure:Help on this termService event
Format:Help on this termNN.N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termPAF-Equity of access

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Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceBettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH) and Supplementary Analysis of Nominated Data (SAND)

Accountability attributes

Release date:Help on this term11/12/2014

Source and reference attributes

Steward:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority
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