National Healthcare Agreement: PI 04–Rates of current daily smokers, 2020

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Progress measure
Short name:PI 04–Rates of current daily smokers, 2020
METeOR identifier:716279
Registration status:Health, Standard 13/03/2020
Description:

Proportion of adults who are current daily smokers.

Indicator set:National Healthcare Agreement (2020) Health, Standard 13/03/2020
Outcome area:Prevention Health, Standard 07/07/2010

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:

18 years

Computation description:

Daily smoking: Currently smokes tobacco, including one or more manufactured (packet) cigarettes, roll-your-own cigarettes, cigars or pipes, per day. 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.

95% confidence intervals and relative standard errors calculated for rates.

Computation:

100 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Numerator:

Number of persons aged 18 and over who smoke tobacco every day

Numerator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—tobacco smoking status


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

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—tobacco smoking status


Data Source
ABS 2018-19 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
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 2018-19 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

 Person—tobacco smoking status


Data Source
ABS Survey of Income and Housing
Guide for use

 Data source type: Survey


Denominator:

Population aged 18 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 2018-19 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—Indigenous status


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

Data source type: Survey


Disaggregation:

2017–18—State and territory, by:

  • sex by age (not reported)
  • Indigenous status
  • remoteness (Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) 2016 Remoteness Structure)
  • 2016 SEIFA IRSD quintiles (not reported)
  • disability status (not reported)

2017–18—Nationally, by:

  • remoteness (ASGS 2016 Remoteness Structure)
  • sex by remoteness (ASGS 2016 Remoteness Structure) (not reported)
  • 2016 SEIFA IRSD deciles (not reported)
  • remoteness (ASGS 2016 Remoteness Structure) by 2016 SEIFA IRSD deciles (not reported)

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—area of usual residence


Data Source
ABS 2018-19 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Guide for use

Data source type: Survey
Used for disaggregation by state/territory


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—age


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 2020 National Healthcare Agreement performance reporting: 2017–18 (total population, non-Indigenous: NHS); 2018–19 (Indigenous only: NATSIHS).

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.

Representational attributes

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

N[NN].N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Health behaviours

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 2018-19 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
Data custodian

Australian Bureau of Statistics



Data SourceABS Survey of Income and Housing
Frequency
Biennially
Data custodian

Australian Bureau of Statistics


Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:

National Healthcare Agreement

Organisation responsible for providing data:

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Benchmark:

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

Further data development / collection required:

Specification: Final, the measure meets the intention of the indicator.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 1.2.1–Rates of current daily smokers, 2019 Health, Standardisation pending 03/12/2019

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, Standard 13/03/2020

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 03–Prevalence of overweight and obesity, 2020 Health, Standard 13/03/2020

Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 04–Rates of current daily smokers, 2019 Health, Superseded 13/03/2020

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 05–Levels of risky alcohol consumption, 2020 Health, Standard 13/03/2020

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 16–Potentially avoidable deaths, 2020 Health, Standard 13/03/2020