Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 1.2.1–Rates of current daily smokers, 2019
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||AHPF PI 1.2.1–Rates of current daily smokers, 2019|
|Synonymous names:||Prevalence of smoking|
|Registration status:||Health, Standardisation pending 03/12/2019|
Proportion of adults who are current daily smokers.
Smoking is the single most important preventable cause of ill health and death in Australia. Smoking is linked to a range of conditions including various respiratory conditions, cancers, cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes and hip fractures.
|Indicator set:||Australian Health Performance Framework, 2019 Health, Standardisation pending 03/12/2019|
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age from:|
Daily smoking: Currently smokes tobacco including one or more manufactured (packet) cigarettes, roll-your-own cigarettes, cigars or pipes. This excludes chewing tobacco, electronic cigarettes (and similar) and smoking of non-tobacco products.
Analysis by remoteness and Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) Index of Relative Socio-Economic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.
Presented as a percentage. Age-standardised percentages are directly age-standardised to the 2001 Australian population.
95% confidence intervals are calculated for rates.
100 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Number of persons aged 18 and over who smoke tobacco every day
|Numerator data elements:|
Population aged 18 and over
|Denominator data elements:|
1989–90, 1995, 2001, 2004–05, 2007–08, 2011–12, 2014–15, 2017–18—Nationally, by:
2001, 2004–05, 2007–08, 2011–12, 2014–15, 2017–18—State and territory.
2014–15, 2017–18—Primary Health Network (PHN).
Some disaggregations may result in numbers too small for publication.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2019 Australian Health Performance Framework reporting: 2017–18 (total population, non-Indigenous: NHS); 2018–19 (Indigenous only: NATSISS).
Data for 1989–90, 1995, 2001, 2004–05, 2007–08, 2011–12 and 2014–15 were obtained from the National Health Surveys (and the previous Australian Health Surveys) run in respect of these years. Similar data elements were used to those listed above for the 2017–18 NHS.
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS) or National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS) data may be used for analysis dependent upon which survey is most recent.
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||2. Health behaviours|
Data source attributes
Australian Health Performance Framework
|Organisation responsible for providing data:|
Australian Bureau of Statistics
This indicator relates to Indicators 9 and 10 in the WHO Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases 2013–2020 (https://www.who.int/nmh/events/ncd_action_plan/en/).
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
AIHW 2018, Smoking overview. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 6 March 2019, https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports-data/behaviours-risk-factors/smoking/overview.
|Related metadata references:|
See also Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 1.2.3–Levels of risky alcohol consumption, 2019 Health, Standardisation pending 03/12/2019
See also Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 1.3.1–Prevalence of overweight and obesity, 2019 Health, Standardisation pending 03/12/2019
See also Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 2.1.6–Potentially avoidable deaths, 2019 Health, Standardisation pending 03/12/2019
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PB e–Better health: by 2018, reduce the national smoking rate to 10 per cent of the population and halve the Indigenous smoking rate over the 2009 baseline, 2020 Health, Standardisation pending 29/11/2019
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 03–Prevalence of overweight and obesity, 2020 Health, Standardisation pending 29/11/2019
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 04–Rates of current daily smokers, 2020 Health, Standardisation pending 29/11/2019
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 05–Levels of risky alcohol consumption, 2020 Health, Standardisation pending 29/11/2019
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 16–Potentially avoidable deaths, 2020 Health, Standardisation pending 29/11/2019