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Definition

Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 50 years and over and who are immunised against influenza.

Indicator Summary

Numerator
Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 50 years and over and who are immunised against influenza.
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Denominator
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Computation

Count of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 50 years and over and who are immunised against influenza.

‘Regular client’ refers to a client of an OATSIH-funded primary health care service (that is required to report against the Indigenous primary health care key performance indicators) who has an active medical record; that is, a client who has attended the OATSIH-funded …

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Disaggregation

1. Sex:
a) Male
b) Female

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Calculation rules

Computation Rule
Description

Count of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 50 years and over and who are immunised against influenza.

‘Regular client’ refers to a client of an OATSIH-funded primary health care service (that is required to report against the Indigenous primary health care key performance indicators) who has an active medical record; that is, a client who has attended the OATSIH-funded primary health care service at least 3 times in 2 years.

For Indigenous people aged 50 years and over, the Australian Immunisation Handbook (DoHA 2008) recommends immunisation against influenza. An Indigenous person aged 50 years and over is immunised against influenza if they have received an influenza vaccine in the previous year.

Presented as a number.

Numerators
Number of regular clients who are Indigenous, aged 50 years and over and who are immunised against influenza.
Denominators
Disaggregation

1. Sex:
a) Male
b) Female

References

Department of Health and Ageing 2008. Vaccination for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, Australian Immunisation Handbook, 9th Edition. Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra. Viewed 22 July 2011:

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/immunise/publishing.nsf/Content/Handbook-indigenous
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence.

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