Healthy Communities: Avoidable deaths and life expectancies in 2009–2011 - Technical Supplement - Appendix

Healthy Communities: Avoidable deaths and life expectancies in 2009–2011

Appendix: Measures presented in Healthy Communities: Avoidable deaths and life expectancies in 2009–2011

Indicator name Unit of measure Corresponding Healthy Communities
Technical Supplement
New/Updated
Health outcomes
Potentially avoidable deaths Rate This report New
Life expectancy at birth Years This report New
Prevention
Immunisation for 1 year old children Percentage Healthy Communities: Immunisation rates for children in 2011–12
Immunisation for 5 year old children Percentage
Adults who are overweight and obese Percentage Healthy Communities: Overweight and obesity rates across Australia, 2011–12 (InFocus)
Adults who are obese Percentage
Adults who smoke daily Percentage Healthy Communities: Tobacco smoking rates across Australia, 2011–12 (InFocus)
Use of health services
GP attendances Rate Healthy Communities: Australians’ experiences with access to health care in 2011–12 Updated
Specialist attendances Rate This report New
After-hours GP attendances Rate Healthy Communities: Australians’ experiences with primary health care in 2010–11 Updated
Bulk-billed GP attendances Percentage Healthy Communities: Australians’ experiences with access to health care in 2011–12 Updated
Adults who saw an allied health
professional or nurse
Percentage This report New
Adults who visit hospital EDs Percentage Healthy Communities: Australians’ experiences with access to health care in 2011–12
Adults admitted to hospital Percentage
Potentially avoidable hospitalisations Rate Healthy Communities: Selected potentially avoidable hospitalisations in 2011–12
Experiences with health services
Waiting times for GP appointments Percentage Healthy Communities: Australians’ experiences with primary health care in 2010–11 Updated
Waiting times for medical specialists Percentage Healthy Communities: Australians’ experiences with access to health care in 2011–12
Cost barriers to GP care Percentage
Cost barriers to prescribed medication Percentage
Cost barriers to seeing a medical
specialist
Percentage