Table of contents

  • Summary
  • 1 Introduction
    • 1.1 Potentially preventable hospitalisations
    • 1.2 Potentially avoidable deaths
    • 1.3 Indigenous health checks
  • 2 Methods
    • 2.1 Potentially preventable hospitalisations
    • 2.2 Potentially avoidable deaths
    • 2.3 Indigenous health checks
    • 2.4 Modelling
  • 3 Results
    • 3.1 Variation across Primary Health Networks
    • 3.2 Variation within states and territories
      • 3.2.1 State and territory scatter plots
      • 3.2.2 State and territory profiles
        • New South Wales
        • Victoria
        • Queensland
        • Western Australia
        • South Australia
        • Tasmania
        • Australian Capital Territory
        • Northern Territory
    • 3.3 Areas with unexpected rates
  • 4 Discussion
    • Areas with unexpected PPH rates
  • Appendix A
    • Appendix A1: Crude rates of PPH (2013–14 to 2015–16 pooled), PAD (2012 to 2016 pooled) and Indigenous health checks (2014–15), by PHN
    • Appendix A2: Crude rates of PPH (2013–14 to 2015–16 pooled), PAD (2012 to 2016 pooled) and Indigenous health checks (2014–15), by SA3
    • Appendix A3: SA3s cross-classified by crude rates of PPH, PAD and Indigenous health checks
  • Appendix B: Data quality statements and methodological notes
    • National Hospital Morbidity Database data quality statement
    • Potentially preventable hospitalisations methodological notes
    • National Mortality Database data quality statement
    • Potentially avoidable deaths methodological notes
    • MBS data and Indigenous health checks
    • Modelling PPH rates
  • Appendix C: Potentially preventable hospitalisations coding
  • Appendix D: Potentially avoidable deaths coding
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Symbols
  • References
  • List of tables
  • List of figures