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Indigenous-specific primary health care: PI22a-Number of female Indigenous regular clients who have a cervical screening (HPV) test, December 2020

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termOutput measure
Short name:Help on this termPI22a-Number of female Indigenous regular clients who have a cervical screening (HPV) test, December 2020
METeOR identifier:Help on this term731858
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 14/07/2021
Description:Help on this term

Number of female Indigenous regular clients aged 25–74 who have not had a hysterectomy and who had a cervical screening (human papillomavirus (HPV)) test within the previous 5 years where the test occurred on or after 1 December 2017.

Rationale:Help on this term

Cervical screenings are effective at detecting and treating cervical abnormalities when they are still precancerous, and have been found to significantly reduce the incidence and mortality of cervical cancer. Indigenous women experience higher cervical cancer incidence and mortality than non-Indigenous women.  Increasing participation in cervical screening is important to reduce the number of women who present with cervical cancer and ultimately die from the disease.

Indicator set:Help on this termIndigenous-specific primary health care national key performance indicators December 2020 Indigenous, Endorsed 14/07/2021

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:Help on this term

25 years

Population group age to:Help on this term

74 years

Computation description:Help on this term

Count of femaleIndigenous regular clients aged 25–74 who have not had a hysterectomy and who had a cervical screening (HPV) test within the previous 5 years where the test occurred on or after 1 December 2017.

Presented as a number.

Count is of women, not tests.

Cervical screening: a HPV test is a test that detects persistent HPV infection that causes the abnormal cell changes prior to the development of cervical cancer.

From 1 December 2017 the screening test for cervical cancer changed from the Pap test to a test for human papillomavirus (HPV), and the recommended screening age changed from 18–69 to 25–74. The HPV test is offered every 5 years instead of every 2 as it was with the Pap test.

Women are considered to have had appropriate screening if they have had a cervical screening (HPV) test within the previous 5 years where the test occurred on or after 1 December 2017.

Include HPV tests where the sample is either collected by a health practitioner or self-collected.

Computation:Help on this term

Numerator only.

Numerator:Help on this term

Number of female Indigenous regular clients aged 25–74 who have not had a hysterectomy and who had a cervical screening (HPV) test within the previous 5 years where the test occurred on or after 1 December 2017.

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code X
Data Source
Indigenous-specific primary health care national Key Performance Indicators (nKPI) data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous-specific primary health care NBEDS December 2020
Guide for use

Female only.


Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
Indigenous-specific primary health care national Key Performance Indicators (nKPI) data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous-specific primary health care NBEDS December 2020
Guide for use

Aged 25–74 only.


Data Element / Data SetFemale—cervical screening indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N
Data Source
Indigenous-specific primary health care national Key Performance Indicators (nKPI) data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous-specific primary health care NBEDS December 2020
Guide for use

Yes - had a cervical screening test only.


Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
Indigenous-specific primary health care national Key Performance Indicators (nKPI) data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous-specific primary health care NBEDS December 2020
Guide for use

Indigenous only.


Data Element / Data SetPerson—regular client indicator, yes/no code N
Data Source
Indigenous-specific primary health care national Key Performance Indicators (nKPI) data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous-specific primary health care NBEDS December 2020
Guide for use

Regular clients only.


Data Element / Data SetFemale—hysterectomy indicator, yes/no code N
Data Source
Indigenous-specific primary health care national Key Performance Indicators (nKPI) data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous-specific primary health care NBEDS December 2020
Guide for use

No - has not had a hysterectomy only.


Disaggregation:Help on this term

1. Age group:

a)   25–34 years
b)   35–44 years
c)   45–54 years
d)   55–64 years
e)   65–74 years.

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
Indigenous-specific primary health care national Key Performance Indicators (nKPI) data collection
NMDS / DSS
Indigenous-specific primary health care NBEDS December 2020
Guide for use

Aged 25–74 only.


Comments:Help on this term

Census date for reporting is 31 December 2020.

Representational attributes

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

N[NNN]

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termEffective/Appropriate/Efficient

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceIndigenous-specific primary health care national Key Performance Indicators (nKPI) data collection
Frequency
6 monthly
Data custodian

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.


Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Australian Government Department of Health.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Indigenous primary health care: PI22a-Number of regular clients who have had a cervical screening, 2020–2021 Health, Standard 16/01/2020, Indigenous, Archived 14/07/2021

See also Indigenous-specific primary health care: PI22b-Proportion of female Indigenous regular clients who have a cervical screening (HPV) test, December 2020 Indigenous, Endorsed 14/07/2021

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