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Definition

Optometry service use per 1,000 population.

Indicator Summary

Numerator
Number of optometry services claimed through the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) or Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA).
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Denominator
Total population
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Computation

All items in Group A10 of the MBS:

10900, 10905, 10907, 10912, 10913, 10914, 10915, 10916, 10918, 10921, 10922, 10923, 10924, 10925, 10926, 10927, 10928, 10929, 10930, 10931, 10932, 10933, 10940, 10941, 10942, 10943.

Rates directly age-standardised.

Analysis by state and territory, remoteness and SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.

Presented per …

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Disaggregation

2008-09 and 2009–10—Nationally, by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles

2008-09 and 2009–10— State and territory, by:

  • Indigenous status
  • remoteness
  • SEIFA IRSD quintiles

Disaggregations within individual jurisdictions are subject to data quality considerations. Some disaggregations may result in numbers too small for publication.

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Calculation rules

Computation Rule
Description

All items in Group A10 of the MBS:

10900, 10905, 10907, 10912, 10913, 10914, 10915, 10916, 10918, 10921, 10922, 10923, 10924, 10925, 10926, 10927, 10928, 10929, 10930, 10931, 10932, 10933, 10940, 10941, 10942, 10943.

Rates directly age-standardised.

Analysis by state and territory, remoteness and SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.

Presented per 1,000 population.

Numerators
Number of optometry services claimed through the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) or Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA).
Denominators
Total population
Disaggregation

2008-09 and 2009–10—Nationally, by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles

2008-09 and 2009–10— State and territory, by:

  • Indigenous status
  • remoteness
  • SEIFA IRSD quintiles

Disaggregations within individual jurisdictions are subject to data quality considerations. Some disaggregations may result in numbers too small for publication.

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