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Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 2.1.5–Survival of people diagnosed with cancer, 2020

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Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termAHPF PI 2.1.5–Survival of people diagnosed with cancer, 2020
METeOR identifier:Help on this term728335
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/12/2020
Description:Help on this term

Five-year relative survival proportions for people diagnosed with selected cancers of public health importance.

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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.

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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 SetData Element

Person—date of birth


Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Cancer registry data


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Patient—diagnosis date of cancer


Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Cancer registry data


Data Element / Data SetData Element

 Person—date of death


Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Cancer registry data


Data Element / Data SetData Element

 Person—sex


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

2012–16—Nationally, by:

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

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

Northern Territory data for 2016 are not available.

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person—sex


Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Cancer registry data


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person with cancer—primary site of cancer, topography code (ICD-O-3)


Data Source
Australian Cancer Database
Guide for use

Data source type: Cancer registry data


Data Element / Data SetData Element

Person with cancer—morphology of cancer, code (ICD-O-3)


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 Australian Health Performance Framework reporting: 2012–16.

Northern Territory data for 2016 are not available.

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 term1. Effectiveness

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

Australian Health Performance Framework

Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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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Supersedes 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

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24–Survival of people diagnosed with notifiable cancers, 2020 Health, Standard 13/03/2020

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