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Definition

For those who received a positive National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) screening test (warranting further assessment) in a defined 12-month period, the time interval between the positive screening test and a follow-up diagnostic assessment, measured as median, 90th percentile, and participant diagnostic assessments within certain time cut offs, measured 12 months after the defined period.

Indicator Summary

Numerator

All NBCSP participants who received a positive screen in a defined 12-month period who underwent diagnostic assessment within 12 months of the defined period.

For all people who underwent a diagnostic assessment after a positive screen in a 12-month period (as measured 12 months after the period to be reported):

  • The median and 90th percentile value (in days) between the date the positive screen result was sent to the participant and the subsequent diagnostic assessment date
  • The number of participants for whom the time between the date of the positive screen result and diagnostic assessment was less than or equal to 30 days, less than or equal to 60 days, less than or equal to 90 days, less than or equal to 180 days, less than or equal to 360 days or greater than 360 days.
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Denominator
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Computation
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Disaggregation

Items will be presented by sex and age group, by:

  • State and territory
  • Socioeconomic status
  • Remoteness area
  • Indigenous status
  • Main language spoken at home
  • Disability status
  • Disease screening invitation round
  • Diagnostic assessment type
  • Election status

Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.

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Calculation rules

Numerators

All NBCSP participants who received a positive screen in a defined 12-month period who underwent diagnostic assessment within 12 months of the defined period.

For all people who underwent a diagnostic assessment after a positive screen in a 12-month period (as measured 12 months after the period to be reported):

  • The median and 90th percentile value (in days) between the date the positive screen result was sent to the participant and the subsequent diagnostic assessment date
  • The number of participants for whom the time between the date of the positive screen result and diagnostic assessment was less than or equal to 30 days, less than or equal to 60 days, less than or equal to 90 days, less than or equal to 180 days, less than or equal to 360 days or greater than 360 days.
Denominators
Disaggregation

Items will be presented by sex and age group, by:

  • State and territory
  • Socioeconomic status
  • Remoteness area
  • Indigenous status
  • Main language spoken at home
  • Disability status
  • Disease screening invitation round
  • Diagnostic assessment type
  • Election status

Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.

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