This measure reflects the incidence of selected cancers over the five-year period 2006–2010.
Rates are reported for the following diseases:
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2012 Australian Cancer Database (ACD)
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Estimated Resident Population (ERP) at 30 June 2006–2010
|Indicator description and calculation|
|Type of measurement||Age-standardised rate per 100,000 population, reported as an integer.|
|Method of adjustment||Direct age-standardisation1. The standard population used was the ABS ERP at 30 June 2001.|
|Numerator||The number of all new cancers diagnosed during 2006–2010, for each of the cancers specified by the ICD-103 codes below.
|Denominator||The sum of the ABS ERPs for females, males or all persons as at 30 June for each year between 2006–2010.|
|Calculation||(Numerator ÷ denominator) × 100 (age-standardised)|
SA2 of residence reported at the following levels:
The age-standardised rate is suppressed and reported as ‘NP’ if any of the following conditions are met: