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Definition

The percentage of girls who turned 15 years in 2012 who had received all three doses of human papillomaviris (HPV) vaccine in accordance with the recommended vaccination schedule.
Numerator
Number of girls turning 15 years of age in 2012 who had received all three doses of HPV vaccine according to the recommended vaccination schedule.
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Denominator

Australian Bureau of Statistics Estimated Resident Population of girls aged 15 years as at 30 June 2012

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Computation
The percentage of girls who turned 15 years in 2012 who had received all three doses of the HPV vaccine according to the recommended vaccination schedule.
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Disaggregation

By Medicare Local catchment which has been derived from Address—Australian postcode, code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN}

Medicare Locals are primary health care organisations established to improve responsiveness, coordinate primary health care delivery and tackle local health care needs and service gaps. A Medicare Local catchment refers to the geographical area of a Medical Local.

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Calculation rules

Computation Rule
Description
The percentage of girls who turned 15 years in 2012 who had received all three doses of the HPV vaccine according to the recommended vaccination schedule.
Numerators
Number of girls turning 15 years of age in 2012 who had received all three doses of HPV vaccine according to the recommended vaccination schedule.
Denominators

Australian Bureau of Statistics Estimated Resident Population of girls aged 15 years as at 30 June 2012

Disaggregation

By Medicare Local catchment which has been derived from Address—Australian postcode, code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN}

Medicare Locals are primary health care organisations established to improve responsiveness, coordinate primary health care delivery and tackle local health care needs and service gaps. A Medicare Local catchment refers to the geographical area of a Medical Local.

Comments

Origin:
Healthy Communities

References

National Health Performance Authority-Performance and Accountability Framework

Healthy Communities: Immunisation rates for children in 2012–13, Technical Supplement.


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