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Definition

Length of time a person needs to wait to see a GP for an urgent appointment

Indicator Summary

Numerator

Number of persons who reported seeing a GP (for their own health) for urgent medical care within specified waiting time categories.

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Denominator
Total number of persons aged 15 years and over who reported seeing a GP for urgent medical care (for their own health) in the last 12 months.
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Computation

The interpretation of ‘urgent medical care’ was left to the respondent

Numerator refers to waiting time for most recent appointment with a GP in the last 12 months.

Population is limited to persons aged 15 years and over.

Analysis by remoteness and SEIFA Indicator of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.

Presented as a percentage.

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Disaggregation

2009—State and territory, by waiting time category

2009—Nationally, by:

  • remoteness
  • SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) quintiles
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Calculation rules

Computation Rule
Description

The interpretation of ‘urgent medical care’ was left to the respondent

Numerator refers to waiting time for most recent appointment with a GP in the last 12 months.

Population is limited to persons aged 15 years and over.

Analysis by remoteness and SEIFA Indicator of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.

Presented as a percentage.

Numerators

Number of persons who reported seeing a GP (for their own health) for urgent medical care within specified waiting time categories.

Denominators
Total number of persons aged 15 years and over who reported seeing a GP for urgent medical care (for their own health) in the last 12 months.
Disaggregation

2009—State and territory, by waiting time category

2009—Nationally, by:

  • remoteness
  • SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) quintiles

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