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Indigenous primary health care: PI17b-Proportion of regular clients who had an AUDIT-C with result within specified levels, 2018-2019

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termPI17b-Proportion of regular clients who had an AUDIT-C with result (score) within specified levels, 2018-2019
METeOR identifier:Help on this term687994
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 17/10/2018
Indigenous, Endorsed 17/10/2018
Description:Help on this term

Proportion of regular Indigenous clients, aged 15 and over, who have had an AUDIT-C result recorded within the previous 24 months with a score of:

  • greater than or equal to 4 in males and 3 in females; or
  • less than 4 in males and 3 in females.
Rationale:Help on this term

Excessive or hazardous alcohol consumption is associated with health and social problems in all populations, including Indigenous Australians. The information generated using AUDIT-C screening test may be used to advise or refer the person to change their drinking habit.

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

Population group age from:Help on this term

15 years

Computation description:Help on this term

Proportion of regular Indigenous clients, aged 15 and over, who have had an AUDIT-C result recorded within the previous 24 months with a score of:

  • greater than or equal to 4 in males and 3 in females; or
  • less than 4 in males and 3 in females.

‘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.

Computation:Help on this term

(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100

Numerator:Help on this term

Calculation A: Number of regular Indigenous clients, aged 15 and over, who have had an AUDIT-C result recorded within the previous 24 months with a score of greater than or equal to 4 in males and 3 in females.

Calculation B: Number of regular Indigenous clients, aged 15 and over, who have had an AUDIT-C result recorded within the previous 24 months with a score of less than 4 in males and 3 in females.

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
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—age, total years N[NN]
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
Data Element / Data SetPerson—AUDIT-C result, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2018–19
Denominator:Help on this term

Calculations A and B: Number of regular Indigenous clients, aged 15 and over, who have had an AUDIT-C result recorded within the previous 24 months.

Denominator data elements:Help on this term
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—age, total years N[NN]
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
Data Element / Data SetPerson—AUDIT-C result recorded 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) 15–24 years
b) 25–34 years
c) 35–44 years
d) 45–54 years
e) 55–64 years
f) 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 termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
Format:Help on this term

N[N].N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termHealth Behaviours

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

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See also Indigenous primary health care: PI17a-Number of regular clients who had an AUDIT-C with result within specified levels, 2018-2019 Health, Standard 17/10/2018, Indigenous, Endorsed 17/10/2018

Supersedes Indigenous primary health care: PI17b-Proportion of regular clients who had an AUDIT-C with result within specified levels, 2015-2017 Health, Superseded 17/10/2018, Indigenous, Archived 17/10/2018

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