Indigenous primary health care: PI17a-Number of regular clients who had an AUDIT-C with result within specified levels, 2020–2021

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Output measure
Short name:PI17a-Number of regular clients who had an AUDIT-C with result (score) within specified levels, 2020–2021
METeOR identifier:717334
Registration status:Health, Standard 16/01/2020
Indigenous, Final 08/08/2019
Description:

Number of regular Indigenous clients, aged 15 and over, who have had an AUDIT-C result recorded within the previous 24 months with a score of:

  • greater than or equal to 4 in males and 3 in females; or
  • less than 4 in males and 3 in females.
Rationale:

Excessive or hazardous alcohol consumption is associated with health and social problems in all populations, including Indigenous Australians. The information generated using AUDIT-C screening test may be used to advise or refer the person to change their drinking habit.

Indicator set:Indigenous primary health care key performance indicators 2020–2021 Health, Standard 16/01/2020
Indigenous, Final 08/08/2019

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:

15 years

Computation description:

Number of regular Indigenous clients, aged 15 and over, who have had an AUDIT-C result recorded within the previous 24 months with a score of:

  • greater than or equal to 4 in males and 3 in females; or
  • less than 4 in males and 3 in females.

‘Regular client’ refers to a client of an Australian Government Department of Health-funded primary health-care service (that is required to report against the Indigenous primary health care key performance indicators) who has an active medical record; that is, a client who has attended the Department of Health-funded primary health-care service at least 3 times in 2 years.

Computation:

Numerator only.

Numerator:

Calculation A: Number of regular Indigenous clients, aged 15 and over, who have had an AUDIT-C result recorded within the previous 24 months with a score of greater than or equal to 4 in males and 3 in females.

Calculation B: Number of regular Indigenous clients, aged 15 and over, who have had an AUDIT-C result recorded within the previous 24 months with a score of less than 4 in males and 3 in females.

Numerator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2020–21
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2020–21
Data Element / Data SetPerson—regular client indicator, yes/no code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2020–21
Data Element / Data SetPerson—AUDIT-C result, code N
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2020–21
Disaggregation:

1. Sex:
a) Male
b) Female

2. Age group:
a) 15–24 years
b) 25–34 years
c) 35–44 years
d) 45–54 years
e) 55–64 years
f) 65 years and over

Disaggregation data elements:
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code X
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2020–21
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
Indigenous primary health care data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2020–21
Comments:

This indicator covers a 24 month reporting period from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021:

  • Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2019–20 covers the period 01/01/2020 to 30/06/2020
  • Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2020–21 covers the period 01/07/2020 to 30/06/2021
  • Indigenous primary health care NBEDS 2021–22 (to be released) will cover the period 01/07/2021 to 31/12/2021.

Representational attributes

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

N[N(6)]

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Health Behaviours

Data source attributes

Data sources:
Data SourceIndigenous primary health care data collection
Frequency
6 monthly
Data custodian

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australian Government Department of Health

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Indigenous primary health care: PI17a-Number of regular clients who had an AUDIT-C with result within specified levels, 2018-2019 Health, Superseded 16/01/2020, Indigenous, Endorsed 17/10/2018

See also Indigenous primary health care: PI17b-Proportion of regular clients who had an AUDIT-C with result within specified levels, 2020–2021 Health, Standard 16/01/2020, Indigenous, Final 08/08/2019