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3.14 Access to services compared with need

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List of tables in measure 3.14


  • Table D3.14.1: Indigenous persons accessing health care, by age, 2018–19

  • Table D3.14.2: Indigenous persons accessing health care, by sex, 2018–19

  • Table D3.14.3: Indigenous persons accessing health care, by jurisdiction, 2018–19

  • Table D3.14.4: Indigenous persons accessing health care, by remoteness, 2018–19

  • Table D3.14.10: Indigenous persons (15 years and over) reporting whether they accessed health care, by selected health outcomes, 2018–19

  • Table D3.14.12: Access to dental treatment, Indigenous Australians aged 2 years and over, by jurisdiction, 2018–19 (number)

  • Table D3.14.13: Access to dental treatment, Indigenous Australians aged 2 years and over, by jurisdiction, 2018–19 (%)

  • Table D3.14.14: Indigenous persons who did not access health services when needed and why, by remoteness, sex and age, 2018–19

  • Table D3.14.17: Private health insurance, Indigenous persons 15 years and over by sex, (non-remote), 2012–13 and 2018–19

  • Table D3.14.20: VII adjusted, selected MBS services and patients, 2003–04 to 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.21: VII adjusted, MBS services by selected categories claimed, by Indigenous status, Australia, 2003–04 to 2015–16 (table no longer provided—please refer to HPF 2017 Archived data tables)

  • Table D3.14.22: VII adjusted, MBS services claimed for psychologists and psychiatrists, by Indigenous status, Australia, 2003–04 to 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.23: VII adjusted, MBS services claimed, by Indigenous status, Australia, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.24: VII adjusted, MBS services, people who claimed, by Indigenous status, Australia, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.25: VII adjusted, number of MBS services claimed by age-group, by Indigenous status, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.26: VII adjusted, rate of MBS services claimed, by age group, by Indigenous status, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.27: VII adjusted, rate ratio (Indigenous:non-Indigenous) services claimed by age-group, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.28: VII adjusted, rate difference (Indigenous minus non-Indigenous) services claimed, by age-group, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.29: VII adjusted, number of MBS services claimed by Indigenous status and jurisdiction, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.30: VII adjusted, crude Indigenous rate of MBS services (per 1,000 population) by jurisdiction, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.31: VII adjusted, age-standardised rate of MBS services (per 1000 population) by Indigenous status and jurisdiction, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.32: VII adjusted, age-standardised rate ratios and rate differences of services claimed, by jurisdiction, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.33: VII adjusted, age-standardised rate difference by state/territory, 2015–16 (table no longer provided—please refer to HPF 2017 Archived data tables)

  • Table D3.14.34: VII adjusted, proportion of MBS benefits paid by fees charged, Indigenous Australians, by jurisdiction, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.35: VII adjusted, number of MBS services claimed by remoteness area, by Indigenous status, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.36: VII adjusted, crude Indigenous rate of MBS services (per 1000 population), by remoteness area, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.37: VII adjusted, age-standardised rate of MBS services (per 1000 population) by remoteness area, by Indigenous status, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.38: VII adjusted, age-standardised rate ratios and rate differences of services claimed, by remoteness, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.39: VII adjusted, age-standardised rate difference by remoteness, 2015–16 (table no longer provided—please refer to HPF 2017 Archived data tables)

  • Table D3.14.40: VII adjusted, number of MBS services claimed by sex, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.41: VII adjusted, crude rate of MBS services per 1,000 population by sex, 2015–16 (table no longer provided—please refer to HPF 2017 Archived data tables)

  • Table D3.14.42: VII adjusted, age-standardised rate of MBS services claimed (per 1000 population) by sex, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.43: VII adjusted, age-standardised rate ratio by sex, 2015–16 (table no longer provided—please refer to HPF 2017 Archived data tables)

  • Table D3.14.44: VII adjusted, age-standardised rate difference by sex, 2015–16 (table no longer provided—please refer to HPF 2017 Archived data tables)

  • Table D3.14.45: PIP-IHI Indigenous patient services - selected MBS services claimed (15 years and over), 2003–04 to 2015–16

  • Table D3.14.46: PIP-IHI Indigenous patient services - MBS follow-up items claimed (15 years and over), 2003–04 to 2015–16

  • Table D3.14.47: Number of organisations, FTE staff, and episodes of care in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services, 1999–00 to 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.48: Hospitalisations for palliative care, by Indigenous status, sex and jurisdiction, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D3.14.49: Hospitalisations for palliative care, by Indigenous status and remoteness, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D3.14.50: Proportion of emergency presentations seen on time, by triage category and Indigenous status, by jurisdiction, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D3.14.51: Waiting time statistics for admissions from waiting lists for elective surgery, by Indigenous status, by jurisdiction, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D3.14.52: Separations involving surgery by urgency of admission, by Indigenous status, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D3.14.53: Number and proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health-care services reporting 'access to services' as a top 5 health service gap for their community, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.54: Number and proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services reporting 'access to services' as a top 5 health service gap for their community, by state/territory 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.55: Health service gaps in organisations funded for primary health care, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.56: Health service challenges in organisations funded for primary health care, 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.57: Median waiting time (days) to admission for elective surgery, by surgical procedure and Indigenous status, public hospitals, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D3.14.58: Patient days and average length of stay, for overnight acute separations, by broad category of service, and Indigenous status, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D3.14.59: VII adjusted MBS services and patients, allied health services, by sex and remoteness, 2005–06, 2009–10, and 2017–18

  • Table D3.14.60: VII adjusted MBS services, selected services and patients, by remoteness, 2009–10 and 2017–18

Data sources

  • Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey
  • Medicare Data
  • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey
  • National Elective Surgery Waiting Times Data Collection
  • National Health Survey
  • National Hospital Morbidity Database
  • National Non-admitted Patient Emergency Department Care Database
  • Online Services Report Data Collection
  • Service Activity Reporting

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