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Median age


Median age at diagnosis is the middle value, i.e. 50% of cancer cases are diagnosed at an older age and 50% at a younger age compared to the median age.
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Years of Life Lost


The person years of life lost (YLL) provide an indication of the impact of ageing on mortality in a population. Generally, the following formula is used: YLL80 = (80 – age at death) x the number of [..]
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Years Lived with Disability


A measure of the years of what could have been a healthy life but were instead spent in states of less than full health. Also called the non fatal burden of disease.
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Three-year leading average


Three-year leading averages are used to smooth ACT age-standardised rates to better discern trends, by removing fluctuations due to relatively small numbers. For example, the three-year leading averag [..]
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Statistical significance


In statistics, a result is significant if it is considered unlikely to have occurred by chance. For the purpose of this report ‘significant’ implies that a test of significance has been applied. A [..]
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Separation


A separation (from a hospital) is the process by which an episode of care for an admitted patient ceases.
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Relative Standard Errors


Relative standard errors (RSE) provide an indication of the reliability of an estimate. Estimates with RSEs less than 25% are generally regarded as ‘reliable’. All estimates presented on this webs [..]
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Prohibition orders


Prohibition orders are served on ACT food businesses to address food safety conditions that represent a serious risk to the public.  Conditions that can result in a Prohibition Order include unclean [..]
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Primary Health Network


A regional network governed by a Board and consisting of general practitioner-led Clinical Councils and Community Advisory Committees which report to the Board on issues to ensure services across the [..]
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