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In order to provide a more complete picture of dementia in Australia, data presented in this report are sourced from a range of data collections from several organisations, including:
The latest data have been used wherever possible. Data are subject to change due to: the nature and timing of the data collection; a regular program of updates and maintenance; and newly discovered errors or anomalies. Revisions and changes in coverage should be considered when interpreting changes over time.
A summary of the main data sources used in this report are included in Table 1 below. See Data sources for more detailed information on each of the data sources.
See Methods for information on the methodologies used to derive estimates (e.g. dementia prevalence or health and aged care expenditure) and other statistics presented in this report. It is important to note that differences between data collections and methodological approaches may influence the comparability of estimates across data sources within this report, as well as with other published information not estimated by AIHW. Where relevant these considerations have been noted within the report.
In this report, numbers between 1,000 and 999,999 are rounded to the nearest hundred and numbers over and including 1 million are rounded to the nearest 100,000. Numbers less than 1,000 are not rounded. Percentages and rates are generally rounded to whole numbers, except for numbers less than 10% which are rounded to 1 decimal point. Refer to the Supplementary data tables of this report for unrounded numbers.
See Glossary for the definition of technical concepts used throughout this report.
NIHSI version 0.5 contains linked data from 2010–11 to 2016–17 on:
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