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National Healthcare Agreement: PI 02–Incidence of selected cancers, 2018

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termProgress measure
Short name:Help on this termPI 02–Incidence of selected cancers, 2018
METeOR identifier:Help on this term658532
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 30/01/2018
Description:Help on this term

Incidence of selected cancers of public health importance.

Indicator set:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement (2018) Health, Standard 30/01/2018
Outcome area:Help on this termPrevention Health, Standard 07/07/2010
Quality statement:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement: PI 02-Incidence of selected cancers, 2018 QS Health, Standard 30/01/2018

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

Rates directly age-standardised to the 2001 Australian population.

Analyses by state and territory, remoteness and Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) Index of Relative Socio-Economic Disadvantage (IRSD) are based on the state or territory and Statistical Area Level 2 (SA2) of the person at the time of their diagnosis.

Rates that are considered unstable and should be interpreted with caution will be noted. Rates that are considered very unstable will not be published.

Presented as:

  • a number (for state and territory by cancer type disaggregations)
  • per 100,000.
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100,000 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Calculated separately for each type of cancer.

Numerator:Help on this term

For melanoma, bowel and lung cancer: Number of new cases in the reported year.

For cervical and breast cancer in females: Number of new cases in females in the reported year.

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

Data source: Administrative by-product data


Data Element / Data SetPerson with cancer—primary site of cancer, topography code (ICD-O-3) ANN.N
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Data Element / Data SetPerson with cancer—morphology of cancer, code (ICD-O-3) NNNN/N
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Denominator:Help on this term

For melanoma, bowel and lung cancer: Total population.

For cervical and breast cancer in females: Total female population.

Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—estimated resident population of Australia


Data Source
ABS Estimated resident population (2011 Census-based)
Guide for use

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


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—estimated resident population of Australia


Data Source
ABS Indigenous estimates and projections (2011 Census-based)
Guide for use

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


Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
ABS Indigenous estimates and projections (2011 Census-based)
Guide for use

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


Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
ABS Estimated resident population (2011 Census-based)
Guide for use

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


Disaggregation:Help on this term

2013 (resupplied for updated New South Wales (NSW) data), 2014—Nationally (for each cancer type), by 2011 SEIFA IRSD deciles (not reported).

2013 (resupplied for updated NSW data), 2014—State and territory (for each cancer type).

2013 (resupplied for updated NSW data) (not reported), 2014—State and territory (for each cancer type), by remoteness (Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) Remoteness Structure).

2013 (resupplied for updated NSW data), 2014—State and territory (for each cancer type), by 2011 SEIFA IRSD quintiles (not reported).

2013 (resupplied for updated NSW data), 2014—State and territory (for each cancer type), by Indigenous status.

Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.

Disaggregation by SEIFA and remoteness data are subject to availability of suitable population data.

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source: Administrative by-product data


Data Element / Data SetPerson—Australian state/territory identifier, code N
Data Source
ABS Estimated resident population (2011 Census-based)
Guide for use

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


Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, statistical area level 2 (SA2) code (ASGS 2011) N(9)
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source: Administrative by-product data

Used for disaggregation by state/territory, remoteness and SEIFA of residence


Data Element / Data SetPerson—geographic remoteness, classification (ASGS-RA) N
Data Source
ABS Estimated resident population (2011 Census-based)
Guide for use

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


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Most recent data available for 2018 National Healthcare Agreement performance reporting: 2013 for NSW and 2014 for all other jurisdictions.

2013 data will be resupplied to include data for NSW, which were not available for the 2017 report.

NSW data for 2014 are not available.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termRate
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termEpisode
Format:Help on this term

N[NN].N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termHealth conditions

Data source attributes

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

Data SourceABS Estimated resident population (2011 Census-based)
Frequency
Quarterly
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Data SourceABS Indigenous estimates and projections (2011 Census-based)
Frequency
Periodic
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

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

Related metadata references:Help on this term

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

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24–Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2018 Health, Standard 30/01/2018

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