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released: 22 Dec 2010 author: AIHW

Although similar concepts, the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program participation monitoring indicator and the National Healthcare Agreement key performance indicator for bowel cancer screening (PI-12) are different measures. Consequently, they produce different results. This paper describes and explains the differences between the two indicators.

ISSN 1039-3307; ISBN 978-1-74249-068-7; Cat. no. CAN 54; 14pp.; INTERNET ONLY

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
  • Body section
    1. Background
    2. NBCSP participation indicator
      • 2.1 Crude participation
      • 2.2 Estimated participation
    3. National Healthcare Agreement: PI 12–Bowel cancer screening rates
    4. Methods comparisons
    5. Discussion

Recommended citation

AIHW 2010. Calculating screening rates for bowel cancer: methodologies explained. Cancer series no. 58. Cat. no. CAN 54. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 30 March 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442472470>.

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