National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: Percentage of GP management occasions in which counselling was provided in the management of depression or anxiety 2009-2013

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:Percentage of GP management occasions in which counselling was provided in the management of depression or anxiety 2009-2013
METeOR identifier:593774
Registration status:National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Description:Results are measured as the percentage of occasions managing depression or anxiety in which GP counselling was provided.
Indicator set:National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: 2011– National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:

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)
Numerator:

Results are measured as the number of occasions managing depression or anxiety in which GP counselling was provided.

Depression was defined using ICPC-2 code 76. Anxiety was defined as P01 and P74.

Numerator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetPatient—diagnosis, diagnosis code (ICPC-2 PLUS) ANNNNN
Data Source
Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH)
Data Element / Data SetPerson—referral for counselling indicator, yes/no code N
Data Source
Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH)
Data Element / Data Set
Denominator:

The number of depression or anxiety contacts during the data period. Depression was defined using ICPC-2 code 76. Anxiety was defined as P01 and P74.

Denominator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetPerson—depression or anxiety medical condition managed in General Practice indicator, yes/no code N
Data Source
Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH)
Disaggregation:By Medicare Local catchment.
Disaggregation data elements:
Data Element / Data SetAdministrative health region—Medicare Local identifier, code AANNN

Representational attributes

Representation class:Percentage
Data type:Integer
Unit of measure:Service event
Format:NN.N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:PAF-Equity of access

PAF-Effectiveness of access

Data source attributes

Data sources:
Data SourceBettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH)

Accountability attributes

Release date:11/12/2014

Source and reference attributes

Steward:National Health Performance Authority