Indicator 5.15 Indigenous regular clients with type 2 diabetes who are immunised against influenza
As at June 2019, 36% of Indigenous regular clients of Indigenous primary health care services, aged 15–49 years with type 2 diabetes, were immunised against influenza.
The proportion of Indigenous regular clients with type 2 diabetes who are immunised against influenza has increased steadily from 31% in June 2017, 34% in June 2018 to 36% in June 2019 (Figure 5.15.1).
Age and sex
The proportion of immunised females was consistently higher than the proportion of males across each age group (Figure 5.15.1).
There was some variation in immunisation rates among Indigenous regular clients aged 15–49 with type 2 diabetes by remoteness area with 41% of those living in Very remote areas being immunised whereas only 27% of those living in Inner regional areas and 31% of those living in Major cities were immunised (Figure 5.15.2).
State and territory
Across the states and territories, immunisation rates were highest in South Australia and the Northern Territory (both 42%) and lowest in New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory (26%) (Figure 5.15.2).
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5.15 Indigenous regular clients with type 2 diabetes who are immunised against influenza, by age and sex, June 2017 to June 2019 and by selected population group, June 2019