Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 3.1.7–Prevalence of type 2 diabetes, 2019

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:AHPF PI 3.1.7–Prevalence of type 2 diabetes, 2019
METeOR identifier:715302
Registration status:Health, Standard 09/04/2020
Description:

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

Computation description:

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.

Computation:

100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Numerator:

Number of persons aged 18 and over with self-reported type 2 diabetes and any of the following condition status:

  1. Ever told has condition, still current and long-term
  2. Ever told has condition, still current but not long-term
  3. Ever told has condition, not current.
Numerator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—age


Data Source
ABS Australian Health Survey (AHS), 2011-13
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—age


Data Source
ABS Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS), 2012-13
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—age


Data Source
ABS 2014-15 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—age


Data Source
ABS 2017–18 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—sex


Data Source
ABS Australian Health Survey (AHS), 2011-13
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—sex


Data Source
ABS Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS), 2012-13
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—sex


Data Source
ABS 2014-15 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—sex


Data Source
ABS 2017–18 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person with self-reported type 2 diabetes


Data Source
ABS Australian Health Survey (AHS), 2011-13
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey
Determined using the following response:

EVERCURF: Type of condition ICD10
14689. Diabetes mellitus - type 2


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person with self-reported type 2 diabetes


Data Source
ABS Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS), 2012-13
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey
Determined using the following response:

EVERCURF: Type of condition ICD10
14689. Diabetes mellitus - Type 2


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person with self-reported type 2 diabetes


Data Source
ABS 2014-15 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey
Determined using the following response:

EVERCURF: Type of condition ICD10
14689. Diabetes mellitus - type 2


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person with self-reported type 2 diabetes


Data Source
ABS 2017–18 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey
Determined using the following response:

EVERCDDL: Type of condition ICD10
28. Type B Diabetes mellitus


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—condition status


Data Source
ABS Australian Health Survey (AHS), 2011-13
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—condition status


Data Source
ABS Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS), 2012-13
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—condition status


Data Source
ABS 2014-15 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—condition status


Data Source
ABS 2017–18 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey
A new condition status was included in the 2017–18 survey:

6.  Condition recurrent, but not known or not ever told, and not long term (new status in 2017–18 NHS).

This condition status was not used to determine type 2 diabetes prevalence to ensure comparability between surveys for assessing trends.


Denominator:

Population aged 18 and over.

Denominator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—age


Data Source
ABS Australian Health Survey (AHS), 2011-13
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—age


Data Source
ABS Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS), 2012-13
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—age


Data Source
ABS 2014-15 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—age


Data Source
ABS 2017–18 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—sex


Data Source
ABS Australian Health Survey (AHS), 2011-13
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—sex


Data Source
ABS Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS), 2012-13
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—sex


Data Source
ABS 2014-15 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—sex


Data Source
ABS 2017–18 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Disaggregation:

2011–12, 2014–15, 2017–18—Nationally, by:

  • Age
  • Sex
  • remoteness (Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) Remoteness Structure)
  • SEIFA IRSD quintiles.

2012–13—Nationally, by

  • Indigenous status (Indigenous only) and sex.

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:
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, statistical area level 2 (SA2) code (ASGS 2011) N(9)
Data Source
ABS Australian Health Survey (AHS), 2011-13
Guide for use

ABS Australian Health Survey (AHS), 2011–13 excludes those living in Very remote areas.

Data source type: Survey

Used for disaggregation by remoteness and SEIFA of residence


Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, statistical area level 2 (SA2) code (ASGS 2011) N(9)
Data Source
ABS 2014-15 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey

Used for disaggregation by remoteness and SEIFA of residence


Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, statistical area level 2 (SA2) code (ASGS 2016) N(9)
Data Source
ABS 2017–18 National Health Survey (NHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey

Used for disaggregation by remoteness and SEIFA of residence


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—sex


Data Source
ABS Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS), 2012-13
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—Indigenous status


Data Source
ABS Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS), 2012-13
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Comments:

Most recent data available for 2019 Australian Health Performance Framework reporting: 2017–18.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Percentage
Data type:Real
Unit of measure:Person
Format:

N[NN].N

Data source attributes

Data sources:
Data SourceABS Australian Health Survey (AHS), 2011-13
Frequency
Every 3 years
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Data SourceABS Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS), 2012-13
Frequency
Every 6 years
Data custodian

Australian Bureau of Statistics



Data SourceABS 2014-15 National Health Survey (NHS)
Frequency
Every 3 years
Data custodian

Australian Bureau of Statistics



Data SourceABS 2017–18 National Health Survey (NHS)
Frequency
Every 3 years
Data custodian

Australian Bureau of Statistics


Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:

Australian Health Performance Framework

Organisation responsible for providing data:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Relational attributes

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