Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||AHPF PI 3.1.7–Prevalence of type 2 diabetes, 2019|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 09/04/2020|
The proportion of people who have self-reported type 2 diabetes.
|Indicator set:||Australian Health Performance Framework, 2019 Health, Standard 09/04/2020|
Collection and usage attributes
The National Health Survey (NHS) is a series of Australia-wide health surveys conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics designed to collect a range of information about the health of Australians, including the prevalence of self-reported type 2 diabetes.
In the NHS, data on diabetes refers to persons who reported having been told by a doctor or nurse that they had diabetes, irrespective of whether the person considered their diabetes to be current or long-term.
Excludes women with gestational diabetes.
The data are reported for people aged 18 and over.
Rates are directly age-standardised to the 2001 Australian population.
Analysis by remoteness and Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) Index of Relative Socio-Economic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of the person (based on data availability).
Presented as a percentage.
95% confidence intervals and relative standard errors calculated for rates.
100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Number of persons aged 18 and over with self-reported type 2 diabetes and any of the following condition status:
|Numerator data elements:|
Population aged 18 and over.
|Denominator data elements:|
2011–12, 2014–15, 2017–18—Nationally, by:
Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.
ABS Australian Health Survey (AHS), 2011–13 excludes those living in Very remote areas and the indicator has only been reported for Major cities, Inner Regional and Outer regional/Remote across all surveys to enable comparisons across time.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2019 Australian Health Performance Framework reporting: 2017–18.
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Data source attributes
Australian Health Performance Framework
|Organisation responsible for providing data:|
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Source and reference attributes
Australian Bureau of Statistics
|Related metadata references:|
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 10–Prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, 2020 Health, Standard 13/03/2020
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 10–Prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, 2021 Health, Standardisation pending 25/05/2020