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National Health Performance Authority, Healthy Communities: Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates for girls turning 15 years in 2013

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termGirls turning 15 years in 2013 who were fully immunised against HPV
Synonymous names:Help on this termHPV vaccination rates for girls turning 15 years in 2013
METeOR identifier:Help on this term611806
Registration status:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Description:Help on this termThe percentage of girls who turned 15 years in 2013 who had received all three doses of human papillomaviris (HPV) vaccine in accordance with the recommended vaccination schedule.
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

Population group age from:Help on this term15 years
Population group age to:Help on this term15 years
Computation description:Help on this termThe percentage of girls who turned 15 years in 2013 who had received all three doses of the HPV vaccine according to the recommended vaccination schedule.
Computation:Help on this term(Numerator/Denominator) x 100
Numerator:Help on this termNumber of girls turning 15 years of age in 2013 who had received all three doses of HPV vaccine according to the recommended vaccination schedule.
Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
National Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Program Register
Guide for use
Females only
Data Element / Data SetPerson—date of birth, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
National Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Program Register
Guide for use
Year of birth = ”1998” for girls turning 15 years in 2013.
Data Element / Data SetPerson—human papillomavirus vaccination status, yes/no code N
Data Source
National Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Program Register
Guide for use

Person–HPV vaccination clinical completion status = Yes.

Only vaccinations reported to the National Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Program Register are included. Records are excluded for:

  • Girls whose courses of HPV immunisation doses are considered to be incomplete according to the Chief Medical Officer guidelines
  • Girls who do not wish their details to be recorded on the National Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Program Register.


Denominator:Help on this term

Australian Bureau of Statistics Estimated Resident Population of girls aged 15 years as at 30 June 2013.

Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—estimated resident population of Australia, total people N[N(7)]
Guide for use

Australian Bureau of Statistics Estimated Resident Population of girls aged 15 years as at 30 June 2013.

Data source type: Census based plus administrative by-product data.


Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Guide for use
Females only
Data Element / Data SetPerson—date of birth, DDMMYYYY
Guide for use
Females aged 15 years as at 30 June 2013.
Disaggregation:Help on this term

By Primary Health Network catchment which has been derived from  Address—Australian postcode, code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN}

Primary Health Networks are primary health care organisations established to improve responsiveness, coordinate primary health care delivery and tackle local health care needs and service gaps. A Primary Health Network catchment refers to the geographical area of a Primary Health Network.

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetAddress—Australian postcode, Australian postcode code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN}
Data Source
National Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Program Register
Guide for use
Postcode in which the girl’s home address is located.
Data Element / Data SetAdministrative health region—Primary Health Network identifier, code AAANNN

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termInteger
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
Format:Help on this termN[NN]

Indicator conceptual framework

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

PAF-Equity of access

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceNational Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Program Register
Data custodian
Department of Health

Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority-Performance and Accountability Framework.
Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termVictorian Cytology Service on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Health.
Accountability:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority.
Release date:Help on this term27/08/2015

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority.
Origin:Help on this termHealthy Communities
Reference documents:Help on this term

National Health Performance Authority-Performance and Accountability Framework

Healthy Communities: HPV immunisation rates for girls in 2013, Technical Note. 

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