Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 3.3.2–Self-assessed health status, 2019

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:AHPF PI 3.3.2–Self-assessed health status, 2019
METeOR identifier:716032
Registration status:Health, Standard 09/04/2020
Description:

The proportion of people aged 15 and over who self-assess their health as 'excellent' or 'very good'.

Indicator set:Australian Health Performance Framework, 2019 Health, Standard 09/04/2020

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:

15 years

Computation description:

Includes people who self-assess their health as 'excellent' or 'very good'.

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 percentages.

Computation:

100 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Numerator:

Number of persons aged 15 and over who self-assess their health as 'excellent' or 'very good'.

Numerator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—self-assessed health


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

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—self-assessed health


Data Source
ABS Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS), 2012-13 (Core component)
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—age


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

Data source type: Survey


Denominator:

Population aged 15 and over

Denominator data elements:
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—age


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

Data source type: Survey


Disaggregation:

2017–18—Nationally, persons reporting their health status as 'excellent' or 'very good' by:

  • Sex and age group
  • Remoteness (Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) 2016 Remoteness Structure) (not reported)
  • SEIFA 2016 IRSD quintile (not reported)
  • Disability status (not reported).

2011–13—Nationally, persons reporting their health status as 'excellent' or 'very good' by:

  • Indigenous status (not reported).

2001, 2004–05, 2007–08, 2011–12, 2014–15, 2017–18—State and territory and nationally, persons reporting their health status as 'excellent' or 'very good'.

Some disaggregations may result in numbers too small for publication.

Disaggregation data elements:
Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—area of usual residence


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

Data source type: Survey
Used for disaggregation by state/territory, remoteness and SEIFA IRSD.


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—Indigenous status


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

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—disability status


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

Data source type: Survey


Comments:

Most recent data available for 2019 Australian Health Performance Framework reporting: 2017–18 (total population, non-Indigenous: NHS); 2011–13 (Indigenous: AATSIHS).

Data for 2001, 2004–05, 2007–08, 2011–12 and 2014–15 were obtained from the National Health Surveys run in respect of these years. Similar data elements were used to those listed above for the 2017–18 NHS.

Representational attributes

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

N[NN].N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:3. Wellbeing

Data source attributes

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

Australian Bureau of Statistics



Data SourceABS Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS), 2012-13 (Core component)
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:

Australian Health Performance Framework

Organisation responsible for providing data:

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare