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Definition

The incidence of sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses.

Indicator Summary

Numerator
Number of notifications of new cases of syphilis, HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Chlamydia and gonococcal infection
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Denominator
Total population
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Computation
Syphilis limited to cases of less than 2 years duration, and cases of congenital syphilis.

HIV data includes reports of newly diagnosed HIV infection and cases of HIV infections known to have been newly acquired.

Includes all Hepatitis B and C infections, whether or not the infection was sexually transmitted.

Rates are directly age-standardised to the Australian population as at …
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Description
Syphilis limited to cases of less than 2 years duration, and cases of congenital syphilis.

HIV data includes reports of newly diagnosed HIV infection and cases of HIV infections known to have been newly acquired.

Includes all Hepatitis B and C infections, whether or not the infection was sexually transmitted.

Rates are directly age-standardised to the Australian population as at 30 June 2001.
Numerators
Number of notifications of new cases of syphilis, HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Chlamydia and gonococcal infection
Denominators
Total population
Disaggregation

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