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National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24–Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2017

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termProgress measure
Short name:Help on this termPI 24–Survival of people diagnosed with cancers, 2017
METeOR identifier:Help on this term630051
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 30/01/2018
Description:Help on this term

Five-year relative survival proportions for people diagnosed with cancer.

Indicator set:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement (2017) Health, Superseded 30/01/2018
Outcome area:Help on this termHospital and Related Care Health, Standard 07/07/2010
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Quality statement:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement: PI 24-Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2017 QS Health, Standard 31/01/2017

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

The probability of surviving five years in people with cancer is divided by the probability of surviving five years in the general population (matched on age, sex and calendar year).

Analysis will be undertaken using the ‘period’ method of calculation. See Cancer survival and prevalence in Australia: period estimates from 1982 to 2010.

Analyses by state and territory, remoteness and Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) are based on usual residence of person at diagnosis.

Presented as a percentage.

Computation:Help on this term

100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Numerator:Help on this term

Probability of surviving for five years in the people diagnosed with cancer.

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPatient—diagnosis date (cancer), DDMMYYYY
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Registry data
Used in 'age at diagnosis' calculation


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Age at diagnosis


Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Registry data
Used in 'age at diagnosis' calculation


Data Element / Data SetPerson—date of death, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Registry data


Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Registry data


Data Element / Data SetPerson—date of death, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
National Death Index (NDI)
Guide for use

Data source type: Administrative by-product data
NDI is used for linkage with the Australian Cancer Database to update additional death information


Denominator:Help on this term

Probability of surviving for five years in the general population

Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS Estimated resident population (total population)
Guide for use

Data source type: Census-based plus administrative by-product data
ABS Estimated Resident Population (generated life tables)


Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
ABS Estimated resident population (total population)
Guide for use

Data source type: Census-based plus administrative by-product data
ABS Estimated Resident Population (generated life tables)


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—estimated resident population of Australia


Data Source
ABS Estimated resident population (total population)
Guide for use

Data source type: Census-based plus administrative by-product data
ABS Estimated Resident Population (generated life tables)


Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
AIHW National Mortality Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Registry data


Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
AIHW National Mortality Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Registry data


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Mortality identifier


Data Source
AIHW National Mortality Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Registry data
Used to identify number of deaths


Disaggregation:Help on this term

2008–12, 2009–13—Nationally, by:

  • sex

Nationally, by:

  • remoteness (Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) Remoteness Structure)
  • 2006 Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) quintiles
Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Registry data


Data Element / Data SetPerson (address)—Australian postcode, code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN}
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Registry data
Used for disaggregation by remoteness and SEIFA IRSD


Comments:Help on this term

Most recent data available for 2017 National Healthcare Agreement performance reporting: 2009–13 (for sex disaggregation); 2006–10 (for remoteness and SEIFA disaggregations).

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
Format:Help on this term

NN.N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termEffectiveness

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceAustralian Cancer Database
Frequency
Annual
Data custodian
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data SourceNational Death Index (NDI)
Frequency
Annual
Data custodian

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare



Data SourceABS Estimated resident population (total population)
Frequency
Quarterly
Quality statement
ABS Estimated resident population (total population), QS
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Data SourceAIHW National Mortality Database
Frequency
Annual
Data custodian

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:Help on this term

National Healthcare Agreement

Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Further data development / collection required:Help on this term

Specification: Final, the measure meets the intention of the indicator.

Relational attributes

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See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 02–Incidence of selected cancers, 2017 Health, Superseded 30/01/2018

Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24–Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2016 Health, Superseded 31/01/2017

Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24–Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2018 Health, Superseded 19/06/2019

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