Ig usage data and statistics – February 2021

The snapshot provides an overview of the information that is further detailed in the graphs and tables that follow.

Immunoglobulin data snapshot for February 2021

Ig Use

Year to date February 2021 - % variation year on year by jurisdiction. This graph shows a cumulative percentage changes in Ig issued, nationally and by jurisdiction, for the current financial year to date as compared to the same period in the previous financial year.

Graph of Year to date February 2021 percentage variation year on year by jurisdiction

Issues of Ig per 1,000 population by jurisdiction. This graph shows the amount of Ig issued (grams) per 1,000 population* nationally and by jurisdiction for the previous 3 months.

Graph of issues of immunoglobulin per 1,000 population by jurisdiction

* Data as published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics - 3101.0 - Australian Demographic Statistics, Sep 2019. Retrieved from https://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/mf/3101.0.

Ig use by medical condition. This graph shows the medical conditions which account for the highest use (grams dispensed) of Ig products.

Graph of immunoglobulin use by medical condition

Product Issued

Monthly expenditure on Ig. This graph shows the cost of Ig products issued over the last 9 months.  

Graph of monthly expenditure on immunoglobulin

Monthly usage of Ig. This graph shows the amount of domestic and imported Ig products issued (grams) in the last 9 months.

Graph of monthly usage of immunoglobulin

BloodSTAR

Patients. This graph shows the total number of patients receiving Ig and the number of new patients over the last 9 months.

Graph of the total number of patients receiving immunoglobulin

Authorisation and dispense events. This graph shows the number of new authorisation requests approved and the number of dispense events over the last 9 months.

Graph of new authorisation and dispense events for immunoglobulin

Table of facilities, users and discrepancies of immunoglobulin

For more information

Jurisdictional representatives and their nominees can access Jurisdictional Reports for more information regarding the use of Ig and BloodSTAR Facility Administrators can access reports about their facility through the Reports function in BloodSTAR.

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