The MyHealthyCommunities website is closing on 30 June 2019

Don’t worry – you can still find the latest information about your local area on the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW)External link, opens in a new window.[] website, along with many more reports and data on a range of health and welfare topics.

Visit the Healthy community indicatorsExternal link, opens in a new window.[] page to use the new interactive tool to explore health topics including health risk factors, cancer, expenditure, and different population groups in your Primary Health Network (PHN) area.

In some cases, the way you find information has changed. If you need help finding anything, please contactExternal link, opens in a new window.[] the AIHW.

Once the MyHealthyCommunities website closes, you will be able to access an archived version through TroveExternal link, opens in a new window.[], the National Library of Australia’sExternal link, opens in a new window.[] web archive. Please note the interactive content will not work in the archived version.

Web update: Life expectancy and potentially avoidable deaths in 2014–2016 - Technical Note - Appendix

Web update: Life expectancy and potentially avoidable deaths in 2014–2016


National Healthcare Agreement: PI 16–Potentially avoidable deaths, 2018

This specification can be found online at link, opens in a new window.

Cause of death groups ICD-10 Codes Limits (age, sex)
Selected invasive infections A38–A41, A46, A48.1, G00, G03, J02.0, J13–J16, J18, L03
Viral pneumonia and influenza J10–J12
Colorectal C18–C21
Skin C43, C44
Breast C50 Female
Cervix C53
Prostrate C61
Kidney C64
Thyroid C73
Hodgkin's disease C81
Acute lymphoid leukaemia/Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia C91.0 0-44 years
Diabetes E10–E14
Diseases of the circulatory system
Rheumatic and other valvular heart disease I00–I09, I33–I37
Hypertensive heart and renal disease I10–I13
Ischaemic heart disease I20–I25
Cerebrovascular diseases I60–I69
Heart failure I50, I51.1, I51.2, I51.4, I51.5
Pulmonary embolism I26
Diseases of the genitourinary system
Renal failure N17–N19
Diseases of the respiratory system
COPD J40–J44
Asthma J45, J46
Diseases of the digestive system
Peptic ulcer disease K25–K27
Maternal & infant causes
Complications of the perinatal period P00–P96
Other conditions
Complications of pregnancy, labour or the puerperium O00–O99
Selected external causes of morbidity and mortality
Falls W00–W19
Fires, burns X00–X09
Suicide and self-inflicted injuries X60–X84, Y87.0
Misadventures to patients during surgical and medical care Y60–Y69
Medical devices associated with adverse incidents in diagnostic and therapeutic use Y70–Y82
Surgical and other medical procedures as the cause of abnormal reaction of the patient, or of later complication, without mention of misadventure at the time of the procedure Y83, Y84
Other external causes of morbidity and mortality
Transport accidents V01–V99
Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces W20–W49
Exposure to animate mechanical forces W50–W64
Accidental drowning and submersion W65–W74
Other accidental threats to breathing W75–W84
Exposure to electric current, radiation and extreme ambient air temperature and pressure W85–W99
Contact with heat and hot substances X10–X19
Contact with venomous animals and plants X20–X29
Exposure to forces of nature X30–X39
Accidental poisoning by and exposure to noxious substances X40–X49
Overexertion, travel and privation X50–X57
Accidental exposure to other and unspecified factors X58,X59
Assault X85–Y09
Event of undetermined intent Y10–Y34
Legal interventions and operations of war Y35, Y36
Drugs, medicaments and biological substances causing adverse effects in therapeutic use Y40–Y59
Sequelae of external causes of morbidity and mortality Y85, Y86, Y87.1–Y89