Healthy Communities: Australians' experiences with access to health care in 2011–12 - Technical Supplement - Abbreviations

Healthy Communities: Australians' experiences with access to health care in 2011–12

Abbreviations

# Patient Experience Survey 2011–12 results for Medicare Locals denoted with this symbol are statistically different (at the 95% confidence level) from the peer group percentage.
Medicare Locals and peer groups denoted with this symbol have greater than 5% of their population.
Patient Experience Survey 2011–12 estimates for Medicare Locals denoted with this symbol have a 95% confidence interval that contains the value 0% or 100%. Inference should be made with caution.
ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ARIA+ Accessibility/Remoteness Index of Australia plus
ASGC Australian Bureau of Statistics Australian Standard Geographical Classification
ASGS Australian Bureau of Statistics Australian Statistical Geography Standard
DHS Australian Government Department of Human Servcies
ERP Estimated Resident Population statistical series published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics
IRSD Index of Relative Socio-Economic Disadvantage
MBS Medicare Benefits Schedule
PYLL Potential Years of Life Lost
RA Remoteness Area structure in the Australian Bureau of Statistics Australian Standard Geographical Classification
SA3 Statistical Area Level 3 in the Australian Bureau of Statistics Australian Statistical Geography Standard
SEIFA ABS Census of Population and Housing: Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas
SES Socioeconomic status