Table 5

Unmet need components included in the seven funding formulae
Policy based measure Epidemiological based measure
England [29] Disability Free Life Expectancy (DFLE)
Scotland [31] Rate of circulatory disease
New South Wales [26] Indigenous and Homeless Population Weightings
New Zealand [34] Maori, Pacific, NZ Index of Deprivation (NZDep2006) Quintiles 4&5 (40% most deprived areas)

Data sourced from:

[29] (Department of Health. 2011).

[31] (NHSScotland Resource Allocation Committee. 2007).

[26] (New South Wales Health. 2005).

[34] (Ministry of Health. 2004).

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