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AIHW - Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) - Deaths by Sex (PHN) 2011-2015

This dataset presents the statistics of deaths caused by chronic kidney disease (CKD) distributed by sex for the years between 2011-2015. The data is aggregated to 2015 Primary Health Network (PHN) geographic boundaries based on the 2011 Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS).

The CKD datasets were released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) to present data on prevalence, treatment (hospitalisations for CKD and dialysis) and deaths. It shows the distribution of the impact of CKD across Australia and visualises rates of CKD and the health and demographic profile for local areas.

The data was modelled by the AIHW from the National Mortality Database (NMD) and includes data supplied by the Registries of Births, Deaths and Marriages, the Coroners and the National Coroners Information System and coded by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

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Please note:

  • AURIN has spatially enabled the original data using the Department of Health - PHN Areas.: https://www1.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/PHN-Home
  • Where data has not been published due to small numbers, "n.p." in the original data, the value has been set to null.
  • Where values have been identified to have a relative root mean square error (RRMSE), a new column has been added where "*" presents an RRMSE between 25% and 50%. This data should be used with caution.
  • Year or period refers to the year of death registration.
  • Deaths have been combined over a 5 year period due to small numbers.
  • Death and population counts are annual averages for the 5-year period between 2011 and 2015. They were derived by dividing the total count for the period by 5. Rates are based on the combined deaths and populations over the 5-year period.

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Additional Info

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Source https://portal.aurin.org.au
Last Updated March 20, 2020, 06:06 (UTC)
Created November 1, 2019, 00:02 (UTC)
License Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0 AU)
AURIN Open API ID aurin:datasource-AU_Govt_AIHW-UoM_AURIN_DB_phn_ckd_deaths_by_sex_2011_2015
Aggregation Level phn2015
Attribute List CKD Prevalence Among Adults (18+) Females (%), CKD Prevalence Among Adults (18+) Males (%), CKD Prevalence Among Adults (18+) Persons (%), Females Age-standardised rate (per 100,000), Females Age-standardised ratedecile, Females Crude rate (per 100,000), Females Mean deaths per year, Females Mean population per year, Females Rate ratio (relative to all of Australia), Geometry, Males Age-standardised rate (per 100,000), Males Age-standardised rate decile, Males Crude rate (per 100,000), Males Mean deaths per year, Males Mean population per year, Males Rate ratio (relative to all of Australia), PHN Code, PHN Name, Persons Age-standardised rate (per 100,000), Persons Age-standardised rate decile, Persons Crude rate (per 100,000), Persons Mean deaths per year, Persons Mean population per year, Persons Rate ratio (relative to all of Australia), Population Characteristics 65+ Population (%), Population Characteristics Indigenous Australian Population (%), State/territory
Attribution Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material, (2017): AIHW - Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) - Deaths by Sex (PHN) 2011-2015; accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice © Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2018
Geometry Field wkb_geometry
Key phn_code
Type dataset
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