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Definition

Prevalence of hearing loss and otitis media in children.

Indicator Summary

Numerator
Number of children aged 0–14 years with hearing loss or otitis media
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Denominator
Total number of children aged 0–14 years
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Computation

Hearing loss measured in three different aggregations of long-term conditions:

1. Complete and partial deafness

2. Complete and partial deafness and otitis media

3. All diseases of the ear and mastoid

Rates are directly age-standardised to the Australian population as at 30 June 2001, except for those relating to the Indigenous population.

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Disaggregation

Calculation rules

Computation Rule
Description

Hearing loss measured in three different aggregations of long-term conditions:

1. Complete and partial deafness

2. Complete and partial deafness and otitis media

3. All diseases of the ear and mastoid

Rates are directly age-standardised to the Australian population as at 30 June 2001, except for those relating to the Indigenous population.

Numerators
Number of children aged 0–14 years with hearing loss or otitis media
Denominators
Total number of children aged 0–14 years
Disaggregation

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