Abbreviations and symbols

Abbreviations

AATSIHS

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey

ABDS

Australian Burden of Disease Study

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACD

Australian Cancer Database

ACFDR

Australian Cystic Fibrosis Data Registry

ACHI

Australian Classification of Health Interventions

ACOD

associated cause of death

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

AHS

Australian Health Survey

AIHW

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

ALL

acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

ALSWH

Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health

AML

acute myeloid leukaemia

ANU

Australian National University

ANZDATA

Australian and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry

APC

admitted patient care

APEG

Australasian Paediatric

ASGS

Australian Statistical Geography Standard

AusDiab

Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study

BEACH

Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health survey

BMI

Body Mass Index

BOLD

Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease

CAREX

Carcinogen Exposure Research Project

CDE

Census Data Enhancement

CI

confidence interval

CIMHA

Consumer Integrated Mental Health Application

CLL

chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

CML

chronic myeloid leukaemia

COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

DALY

disability-adjusted life years

DCIS

ductal carcinoma in situ

DisMod II

Disease Modelling II

DLQI

Dermatology Life Quality Index

DMFT

decayed, missing and filled teeth

DT

decayed teeth

ED

emergency department

EMD

Enhanced Mortality Database

FASD

fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

FGID

functional gastrointestinal disorders

FT

filled teeth

g

gram

GBD

Global Burden of Disease

GBS

Guillain-Barré Syndrome

GMFCS

Gross Motor Function Classification System 

GORD

gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

GP

general practitioner

HALE

health-adjusted life expectancy

Hib

Haemophilus influenzae type b

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HIV/AIDS

human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome

IBD

inflammatory bowel disease

ICD

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems

ICD-10

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision

ICD-10-AM

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision, Australian Modification

ICPC-2+

International Classification of Primary Care Version 2+

IDEA

Intellectual Disability Exploring Answers

IRSD

Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage

kg/m2

kilogram per square metre

LT

long-term

MBS

Medicare Benefits Schedule

MCOD

multiple causes of death

MET

metabolic equivalent of tasks

µg/m3

micrograms per cubic metre

mmHg

millimetre of mercury

mmol/L

millimole per litre

MND

motor neurone disease

MT

missing teeth

NATSIHS

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey

NATSISS

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey

NDI

National Death Index

NDR

National Diabetes Registry

NDSHS

National Drug Strategy Household Survey

NDSS

National Diabetes Services Scheme

NHANES-III

Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NHMD

National Hospital Morbidity Database

NHMP

National Homicide Monitoring Program

NHS

National Health Survey

NIHSI AA v0.5  

National Integrated Health Services Information Analysis Asset version 0.5

NMD

National Mortality Database

NMSC

non-melanoma skin cancer

NNAPEDCD

National Non-admitted Patient Emergency Department Care Database

NNDSS

National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System

NNPAS

National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey

NPDC

National Perinatal Data Collection

NPMDC

National Perinatal Mortality Data Collection

NSAOH

National Survey of Adult Oral Health

NSW

New South Wales

NT

Northern Territory

NZBDS

New Zealand Burden of Disease Study

PAF

population attributable fraction

PBS

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

PM

particulate matter

PPV

positive predictive value

PSS

Personal Safety Survey

RACS

Residential Aged Care Services

RPBS

Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

RTI

road traffic injury

RR

relative risks

RSE

relative standard error

SA

South Australia

SA2

Statistical Area Level 2

SDAC

Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers

SEIFA

Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas

ST

short-term

TBI

traumatic brain injury

TMRED

theoretical minimum risk exposure distribution

TMRLT

theoretical minimum risk life table

UCOD

underlying cause of death

WA

Western Australia

WARDA

Western Australian Registry of Developmental Anomalies

WHO

World Health Organization

YLD

years lived with disability

YLL

years of life lost

Symbols 

greater than

greater than and/or equal to

less than

nil or rounded to zero

. .

not applicable

n.a.

not available

product of

sum of