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Table 1 Summary of Remote Health Centre Characteristics

From: Equitable resourcing of primary health care in remote communities in Australia’s Northern Territory: a pilot study

Expenditure
• workforce or staff • drugs, medical consumables and equipment
• professional development • accounting / legal/ insurance expenses
• recruitment • other
• communications • corporate cost allocation
• vehicle operation • capital and depreciation
• buildings  
ABS 2011 Population Demographics
  • workforce Participation
• catchment population • Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA)
• age • travel time to nearest regional centre
• Indigenous status • distance to nearest regional centre
• English spoken at home • Australian Standard Geographical Classification – Remoteness Area (ASGC-RA)
Service Delivery
• consultations per annum • resident service provided
• patients currently registered • visiting service provided
• patients seen in past 6 months • regularity and duration of visiting services