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Inequality in provider continuity for children by Australian general practitioners

Kljakovic, Marjan; Ciszek, Karen; Reynolds, Graham; Colman, Samuel


BACKGROUND: There is little published on provider continuity in Australian general practice and none on its effect on inequality of care for children. METHOD: Questionnaire administered to parents of the ACT Kindergarten Health Screen asking the name of their child's usual GP and practice address between 2001 and 2008. RESULTS: Parents of 30,789 children named 433 GPs and 141 practices. In each year, an average of 77% of parents could name both the GP and the practice, an average of 11% of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011-09-30
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Family Practice 12.106 (2011)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2296-12-106


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