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Indigenous primary health care: PI06a-Number of regular clients with Type II diabetes whose HbA1c measurement result was within a specified level, 2018-2019

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Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termOutput measure
Short name:Help on this termPI06a-Number of regular clients with Type II diabetes whose HbA1c measurement result was within a specified level, 2018-2019
METeOR identifier:Help on this term687943
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 17/10/2018
Indigenous, Endorsed 17/10/2018
Description:Help on this term

Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded within either the previous 6 months or 12 months, was categorised as one of the following:

  • less than or equal to 7% (less than or equal to 53 mmol/mol);
  • greater than 7% but less than or equal to 8% (greater than 53 mmol/mol but less than or equal to 64 mmol/mol);
  • greater than 8% but less than 10% (greater than 64 mmol/mol but less than 86 mmol/mol) or;
  • greater than or equal to 10% (greater than or equal to 86 mmol/mol)
Rationale:Help on this term

Chronic diseases, such as diabetes, are a major cause of morbidity and mortality among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Monitoring glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) levels plays a key role in the management of the disease.

Indicator set:Help on this termIndigenous primary health care key performance indicators 2018-2019 Health, Standard 17/10/2018
Indigenous, Endorsed 17/10/2018

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

Count of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded within either the previous 6 months or 12 months, was categorised as one of the following:

  • less than or equal to 7% (less than or equal to 53 mmol/mol);
  • greater than 7% but less than or equal to 8% (greater than 53 mmol/mol but less than or equal to 64 mmol/mol);
  • greater than 8% but less than 10% (greater than 64 mmol/mol but less than 86 mmol/mol) or;
  • greater than or equal to 10% (greater than or equal to 86 mmol/mol)

‘Regular client’ refers to a client of an Australian Government Department of Health-funded primary health-care service (that is required to report against the Indigenous primary health care key performance indicators) who has an active medical record; that is, a client who has attended the Department of Health-funded primary health-care service at least 3 times in 2 years.

Exclude Type I diabetes, secondary diabetes, gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), previous GDM, impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance.

Presented as a number.

Calculated separately for each HbA1c range, for each time period.

Include only the most recent HbA1c measurement result from each time period.

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Numerator only

Numerator:Help on this term

Calculation A: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded within the previous 6 months, was less than or equal to 7% (less than or equal to 53 mmol/mol).

Calculation B: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded within the previous 6 months, was greater than 7% but less than or equal to 8% (greater than 53 mmol/mol but less than or equal to 64 mmol/mol).

Calculation C: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded within the previous 6 months, was greater than 8% but less than 10% (greater than 64 mmol/mol but less than 86 mmol/mol).

Calculation D: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded within the previous 6 months, was greater than or equal to 10% (greater than or equal to 86 mmol/mol).

Calculation E: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded within the previous 12 months, was less than or equal to 7% (less than or equal to 53 mmol/mol).

Calculation F: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded within the previous 12 months, was greater than 7% but less than or equal to 8% (greater than 53 mmol/mol but less than or equal to 64 mmol/mol).

Calculation G: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded within the previous 12 months, was greater than 8% but less than 10% (greater than 64 mmol/mol but less than 86 mmol/mol).

Calculation H: Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, have Type II diabetes and whose HbA1c measurement result, recorded within the previous 12 months, was greater than or equal to 10% (greater than or equal to 86 mmol/mol).

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—glycosylated haemoglobin level, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2018–19
Guide for use

Response to this is conditional on responding 'yes' to having had an HbA1c measurement result recorded within either the previous 6 months or 12 months.


Data Element / Data SetPerson—diabetes mellitus status, code NN
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2018–19
Guide for use

Type II diabetes only.


Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2018–19
Data Element / Data SetPerson—regular client indicator, yes/no code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2018–19
Disaggregation:Help on this term

1. Sex:
a) Male
b) Female

2. Age group:
a) 0–4 years
b) 5–14 years
c) 15–24 years
d) 25–34 years
e) 35–44 years
f) 45–54 years
g) 55–64 years
h) 65 years and over

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code X
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2018–19
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2018–19

Representational attributes

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

N[N(6)]

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termEffective/Appropriate/Efficient

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceIndigenous primary health care data collection
Frequency
6 monthly
Data custodian

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australian Government Department of Health

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Indigenous primary health care: PI06a-Number of regular clients with Type II diabetes whose HbA1c measurement result was within a specified level, 2015-2017 Health, Superseded 17/10/2018, Indigenous, Archived 17/10/2018

See also Indigenous primary health care: PI06b-Proportion of regular clients with Type II diabetes whose HbA1c measurement result was within a specified level, 2018-2019 Health, Standard 17/10/2018, Indigenous, Endorsed 17/10/2018

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