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Definition

Proportion of people with asthma who have a written asthma plan

Indicator Summary

Numerator
Number of people with asthma who have a written asthma plan
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Denominator
Estimated number of people with asthma
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Computation

People with asthma who have been diagnosed by a doctor or nurse and whose asthma is current and long term.

Rates directly age-standardised to the 2001 Australian population.

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

Presented as a percentage.

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Disaggregation

State and territory by:

  • Indigenous status
  • remoteness (Australian Standard Geographical Classification Remoteness Structure)
  • SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) quintiles

Nationally, by SEIFA IRSD deciles

Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.

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Calculation rules

Computation Rule
Description

People with asthma who have been diagnosed by a doctor or nurse and whose asthma is current and long term.

Rates directly age-standardised to the 2001 Australian population.

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

Presented as a percentage.

Numerators
Number of people with asthma who have a written asthma plan
Denominators
Estimated number of people with asthma
Disaggregation

State and territory by:

  • Indigenous status
  • remoteness (Australian Standard Geographical Classification Remoteness Structure)
  • SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) quintiles

Nationally, by SEIFA IRSD deciles

Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.

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