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National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24–Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2020

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termProgress measure
Short name:Help on this termPI 24–Survival of people diagnosed with cancers, 2020
METeOR identifier:Help on this term716829
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 13/03/2020
Description:Help on this term

Five-year relative survival proportions for people diagnosed with cancer.

Indicator set:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement (2020) Health, Standard 13/03/2020
Outcome area:Help on this termHospital and Related Care Health, Standard 07/07/2010
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

The probability of surviving 5 years in people with cancer is divided by the probability of surviving 5 years in the general population (matched on age, sex and calendar year).

Analysis will be undertaken using the ‘period’ method of calculation. See Cancer survival and prevalence in Australia: period estimates from 1982 to 2010.

Presented as a percentage.

Computation:Help on this term

100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Numerator:Help on this term

Probability of surviving for 5 years in the people diagnosed with cancer.

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—date of birth, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Cancer registry data


Data Element / Data SetPatient—diagnosis date of cancer, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Cancer registry data


Data Element / Data SetPerson—date of death, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Cancer registry data


Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code X
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Cancer registry data


Denominator:Help on this term

Probability of surviving for 5 years in the general population

Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Source
ABS Life Tables
Guide for use

Data source type: Census-based plus administrative by-product data


Disaggregation:Help on this term

2011–15—Nationally, by:

  • sex: males, females and persons
  • cancer type: bowel cancer, lung cancer, melanoma, female breast cancer, cervical cancer and all cancers combined.

'All cancers combined' comprises ICD-10 (2016 version) codes C00–C97, D45–D46, D47.1 and D47.3–D47.5, except basal and squamous cell carcinomas of the skin (part of C44). The ICD-10 codes for the cancer types are as follows: bowel cancer C18–C20, lung cancer C33–C34, melanoma of the skin C43, female breast cancer C50 and cervical cancer C53.

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Cancer registry data


Data Element / Data SetPerson with cancer—primary site of cancer, topography code (ICD-O-3) ANN.N
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Cancer registry data


Data Element / Data SetPerson with cancer—morphology of cancer, code (ICD-O-3) NNNN/N
Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Cancer registry data


Comments:Help on this term

Most recent data available for 2020 National Healthcare Agreement performance reporting: 2011–15.

NO NEW DATA AVAILABLE FOR 2020 REPORTING.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
Format:Help on this term

N[NN].N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termEffectiveness

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceAustralian Cancer Database
Frequency
Annual
Data custodian
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data SourceABS Life Tables
Frequency
Annual
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:Help on this term

National Healthcare Agreement

Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Further data development / collection required:Help on this term

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

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this term

AIHW (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) 2012. Cancer survival and prevalence in Australia: period estimates from 1982 to 2010. Cancer series no. 69. Cat. no. CAN 65. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 7 November 2019,
https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/cancer/cancer-survival-and-prevalence-in-australia-perio/contents/table-of-contents.

Relational attributes

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See also Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 2.1.5–Survival of people diagnosed with cancer, 2019 Health, Standard 09/04/2020

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 02–Incidence of selected cancers, 2020 Health, Standard 13/03/2020

Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24–Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2019 Health, Superseded 13/03/2020

Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24–Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2021 Health, Standard 16/09/2020

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