National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: Percentage of GP consultations with patients who had a selected cardiovascular risk condition 2005-2013

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:Percentage of GP consultations with patients who had a selected cardiovascular risk condition 2005-2013
METeOR identifier:593783
Registration status:National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Description:GP consultations with patients who had a selected cardiovascular risk condition are reported as the number of GP consultations with patients who had a selected cardiovascular risk condition 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

Computation description:

Customised analysis of the BEACH SAND sub-study data prepared for the National Health Performance Authority by the Family Medicine Research Centre, The University of Sydney 2005-2013.

Computation:100 X (numerator/denominator)
Numerator:

Number of GP consultations with patients who had a selected cardiovascular risk condition during the date period.

Cardiovascular risk problems defined using ICPC-2: IHD with Angina 'K74'; Acute myocardial infarction 'K75'; IHD without Angina 'K76'; Heart failure 'K77'; Stroke/CVA 'K90'; Cerebrovascular disease 'K91'; and patients aged 60 years and over with type 2 diabetes (T90). These conditions were selected based on recommended guidelines for the management of these conditions. 

Numerator data elements:
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)
Denominator:The SAND substudies conducted between July 2005 and June 2013 provided a sample of 861 GPs recording information for 25,855 patients.
Denominator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetService event—General Practitioner (GP) service, total number NN[N]
Disaggregation:By Medicare Local catchment peer group.
Disaggregation data elements:
Data Element / Data SetAdministrative health region—Medicare Local peer group, code N

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) and Supplementary Analysis of Nominated Data (SAND)

Accountability attributes

Release date:11/12/2014

Source and reference attributes

Steward:National Health Performance Authority