National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: Percentage of GP consultations in which arthritis or chronic back pain was managed 2009-2013

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:Percentage of GP consultations in which arthritis or chronic back pain managed 2009-2013
METeOR identifier:593796
Registration status:National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Description:Results are measured as the number of GP consultations in which arthritis or chronic back pain was 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

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 GP consultations where arthritis or chronic back pain was managed by the GP during consultation.

Osteoarthritis defined as ICPC-2 codes 'L83011','L84004','L84009','L84010','L84011','L84012',      'L89001','L90001','L91001','L91003', 'L91008','L91015','L91017','L91019','L91020','L92007' Rheumatoid arthritis defined as 'L88' and Chronic Back Pain as 'L02010','L03012','L84','L86'.

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—arthritis or chronic back pain managed in General Practice indicator, yes/no code N
Data Source
Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH)
Denominator:The BEACH encounter data was collected from April 2009 to March 2013 from 3,903 participating GPs providing 390,300 patient encounters.
Denominator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetService event—General Practitioner (GP) service, total number NN[N]
Data Source
Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH)
Disaggregation:By Medicare Local catchment peer group and 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