Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2019, Percentage of clients assessed within 28 days of a mammogram, 2019

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:Clients assessed within 28 days of mammogram screening
METeOR identifier:717639
Registration status:Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 24/07/2019
Description:

The percentage of women who are called back for further assessment within 28 days of being screened out of all women called back for further assessment within the reporting period.  The BreastScreen Australia National Accreditation Standard (NAS) 3.7.2(a) specifies that for the target age groups (50-69 years) this level of performance should be achieved for at least 90% of women called back to assessment.  As this is a measure of performance this value can be compared between all reporting periods.

Indicator set:Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2019 Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/01/2020

Collection and usage attributes

Computation:

100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Numerator:

Number of women assessed within 28 days

Denominator:

Number of women assessed by service

Representational attributes

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

NN[N].[NN]