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:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:Girls turning 15 years in 2013 who were fully immunised against HPV
Synonymous names:HPV vaccination rates for girls turning 15 years in 2013
METeOR identifier:611806
Registration status:National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Description:The 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:National Health Performance Authority: Healthy Communities: 2011– National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:15 years
Population group age to:15 years
Computation description:The 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:(Numerator/Denominator) x 100
Numerator:Number 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:
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:

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

Denominator data elements:
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:

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:
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:Percentage
Data type:Integer
Unit of measure:Person
Format:N[NN]

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:PAF-Effectiveness of access

PAF-Equity of access

Data source attributes

Data sources:
Data SourceNational Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Program Register
Data custodian
Department of Health

Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:National Health Performance Authority-Performance and Accountability Framework.
Organisation responsible for providing data:Victorian Cytology Service on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Health.
Accountability:National Health Performance Authority.
Release date:27/08/2015

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:National Health Performance Authority.
Origin:Healthy Communities
Reference documents:

National Health Performance Authority-Performance and Accountability Framework

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