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Definition

Screening rates for breast cancer for women within national target age group
Numerator
Number of women aged 50–69 years who have been screened in a 2 year period.
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Denominator
Population of women aged 50–69 years.
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Computation

Rates directly age-standardised.

Analysis by remoteness and SEIFA Indicator of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on postcode of residential address at the time of screening.

Presented as a percentage.

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Disaggregation

2008–2009—By state and territory, by:

  • remoteness
  • SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) quintiles

2008–2009—Nationally, by:

  • Indigenous status
  • SEIFA IRSD deciles

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

Rates directly age-standardised.

Analysis by remoteness and SEIFA Indicator of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on postcode of residential address at the time of screening.

Presented as a percentage.

Numerators
Number of women aged 50–69 years who have been screened in a 2 year period.
Denominators
Population of women aged 50–69 years.
Disaggregation

2008–2009—By state and territory, by:

  • remoteness
  • SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) quintiles

2008–2009—Nationally, by:

  • Indigenous status
  • SEIFA IRSD deciles

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

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