National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: Percentage of GP consultations in which depression or anxiety were managed 2009-2013
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Percentage of GP consultations in which depression or anxiety were managed 2009-2013|
|Registration status:||National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016|
|Description:||Results are measured as the number of GP consultations in which depression or anxiety were actively managed by the GP during the consultation per 100 GP consultations.|
|Indicator set:||National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: 2011– National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016|
Collection and usage attributes
Customised analysis of BEACH data prepared for the National Health Performance Authority by the Family Medicine Research Centre, The University of Sydney, 2009-2013.
|Computation:||100 X (numerator/denominator)|
Results are measured as the number of GP consultations where depression or anxiety were managed by the GP during consultation.
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.
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|Denominator:||The BEACH encounter data was collected from April 2009 to March 2013 from 3,903 participating GPs providing 390,300 patient encounters.|
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|Disaggregation:||By Medicare Local catchment peer group and Medicare Local catchment.|
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|Unit of measure:||Service event|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||PAF-Equity of access|
PAF-Effectiveness of access
Data source attributes
Source and reference attributes
|Steward:||National Health Performance Authority|