Primary care health targets – 2013/14 quarter three – results summary

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Increased immunisation

The target: The national immunisation target is 90 percent of eight-month-olds will have their primary course of immunisation at six weeks, three months and five months on time by July 2014 and 95 percent by December 2014. This quarterly progress includes children who turned eight months between January and March 2014, are enrolled in a PHO and who were fully immunised at that stage. Find out more about this target.

Results summary: The national eight-month immunisation coverage for this quarter is 92 percent, no change from the previous quarter, and the national health target has been achieved. Twenty-eight PHOs met or exceeded the 90 percent target.

Results by PHO (How to read the graphs)

Health Targets Quarter Three: Increased immunisation results by PHO

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Better help for smokers to quit

The target: The national target is that 90 percent of patients who smoke and are seen by a health practitioner in primary care are offered brief advice and support to quit smoking. Find out more about this target.

Results summary: The overall performance of the Better help for smokers to quit target this quarter is 72 percent, a 5 percent increase from the previous quarter. Although only three PHOs have met the 90 percent target, 12 PHOs have improved their performance by more than 5 percent this quarter.

Results by PHO (How to read the graphs)

Health Targets Quarter Three: Better help for smokers to quit - results by PHO

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More heart and diabetes checks

The target: This target is 90 percent of the eligible population will have had their cardiovascular risk assessed in the last five years by July 2014. Find out more about this target.

Results summary: The national quarter three result for the More heart and diabetes check target is 78 percent, an increase of 5 percent from the previous quarter. No PHOs have met the 90 percent target but 13 PHOs have improved their performance by more than 5 percent.

Results by PHO (How to read the graphs)

Health Targets Quarter Three: More Heart and Diabetes Checks - results by PHO

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