Better health and ageing for all Australians

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework - 2010

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Tier 1: Health Status and Outcomes

Health Conditions

1.01 Low birthweight infants
1.02 Top reasons for hospitalisation
1.03 Hospitalisation for injury and poisoning
1.04 Hospitalisation for pneumonia
1.05 Circulatory disease
1.06 Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease
1.07 High blood pressure
1.08 Diabetes
1.09 End stage renal disease
1.10 Decayed, missing, filled teeth
1.11 HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C and sexually transmissible infections
1.12 Children’s hearing loss

Human Function

1.13 Disability
1.14 Community Functioning

Life Expectancy and Wellbeing

1.15 Perceived health status
1.16 Social and emotional wellbeing
1.17 Life expectancy at birth
1.18 Median age at death

Deaths

1.19 Infant mortality
1.20 Perinatal mortality
1.21 Sudden infant death syndrome
1.22 All-causes age-standardised death rate
1.23 Leading causes of mortality
1.24 Maternal mortality
1.25 Avoidable and preventable deaths

Tier 2: Determinants of Health

Environmental Factors

2.01 Access to functional housing with utilities
2.02 Overcrowding in housing
2.03 Environmental tobacco smoke

Socio-Economic Factors

2.04 Years 3, 5 and 7 literacy and numeracy
2.05 Years 10 and 12 retention and attainment
2.06 Educational participation and attainment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults
2.07 Employment status
2.08 Income
2.09 Housing tenure type
2.10 Index of disadvantage

Community Capacity

2.11 Dependency ratio
2.12 Single-parent families
2.13 Community safety
2.14 Contact with the criminal justice system
2.15 Child protection
2.16 Transport
2.17 Indigenous people with access to their traditional lands

Health Behaviours

2.18 Tobacco use
2.19 Tobacco smoking during pregnancy
2.20 Risky and high risk alcohol consumption
2.21 Drug and other substance use including inhalants
2.22 Level of physical activity
2.23 Dietary behaviours
2.24 Breastfeeding practices
2.25 Unsafe sexual practices

Person-Related Factors

2.26 Prevalence of overweight and obesity

Tier 3: Health System Performance

Effective/Appropriate/Efficient

3.01 Antenatal care
3.02 Immunisation (child and adult)
3.03 Early detection and early treatment
3.04 Chronic disease management
3.05 Differential access to key hospital procedures
3.06 Ambulatory care sensitive hospital admissions
3.07 Health promotion

Responsive

3.08 Discharge against medical advice
3.09 Access to mental health services
3.10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the health workforce
3.11 Competent governance

Accessible

3.12 Access to services by types of service compared to need
3.13 Access to prescription medicines
3.14 Access to after-hours primary care

Continuous

3.15 Regular GP or health service
3.16 Care planning for clients with chronic diseases

Capable

3.17 Accreditation
3.18 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people training for health-related disciplines

Sustainable

3.19 Expenditure on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health compared to need
3.20 Recruitment and retention of clinical and management staff (including GPs)


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Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council, 2011, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework Report 2010 , AHMAC, Canberra.

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Health System Analysis Section
Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Department of Health and Ageing
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