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Definition

The proportion of people diagnosed with colorectal cancer, by clinico-pathological stage, in a defined 12-month period who had received a National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) invite.

Any person who had been diagnosed with a colorectal cancer within a 12-month period and had previously received an NBCSP invite is included in this indicator. Any activity recorded for an invitee in the NBCSP register is included, regardless of whether they suspended their participation or opted off.

Indicator Summary

Numerator
The number of people diagnosed with colorectal cancer by clinico-pathological stage (either Stage I, Stage II, Stage III, Stage IV, Stage unknown or Inadequately staged) in a defined 12-month period who had received an NBCSP invitation.
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Denominator
The number of individual people who were diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the defined 12-month period that had received an NBCSP invitation.
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Computation
No computation details
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

Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.

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Calculation rules

Numerators
The number of people diagnosed with colorectal cancer by clinico-pathological stage (either Stage I, Stage II, Stage III, Stage IV, Stage unknown or Inadequately staged) in a defined 12-month period who had received an NBCSP invitation.
Denominators
The number of individual people who were diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the defined 12-month period that had received an NBCSP invitation.
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

Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.

References

Morris M, Lacopetta B & Blatell C 2007. Comparing survival outcomes for patients with colorectal cancer treated in public and private hospitals. Medical Journal of Australia 186(6):296-300.
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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