Table 4

AIHW survey, AMPCo doctor list and indirectly derived FTE/FWE are correlated at the DGP scale
AMPCo doctor list FTE
AMPCo doctor list and AIHW survey AIHW survey FTE Metro Inner Regional Outer Regional Remote Very Remote Overall
Metro 0.97(0.95,0.99)
Inner Regional 0.93(0.81,0.99)
Outer Regional 0.95(0.79,0.98)
Remote 0.83(0.55,0.99)
Very Remote 0.60(−0.89,1.00)
Overall 0.98 (0.96,0.99)
Indirectly derived FWE and AIHW survey AIHW survey FTE Indirectly derived FWE
Metro Inner Regional Outer Regional Remote Very Remote Overall
Metro 0.87(0.81,0.93)
Inner Regional 0.88(0.77,0.97)
Outer Regional 0.91(0.64,0.97)
Remote 0.82(0.56,0.99)
Very Remote 0.78(0.26,1.00)
Overall 0.90 (0.86,0.94)
AMPCo doctor list and Indirectly derived FWE Indirectly derived FWE AMPCo doctor list FTE
Metro Inner Regional Outer Regional Remote Very Remote Overall
Metro 0.82(0.74,0.90)
Inner Regional 0.95(0.93,0.98)
Outer Regional 0.97(0.84,0.99)
Remote 0.97(0.80,1.00)
Very Remote 0.47(−0.80,0.98)
Overall 0.87(0.81,0.92)

Not shown in this table are overall FWE/FTE correlations between in the PHCRIS survey and AIHW 0.82 (0.74, 0.88), PHCRIS survey, AMPCo doctor list 0.81 (0.72-0.88), PHCRIS survey and indirectly derived FWE 0.87 (0.80, 0.92).

Mazumdar et al.

Mazumdar et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:343   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-343

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