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Table 3 Comparison with other estimates and actual expenditure

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

Study Cost Per Consultation Cost per Capita
Current study 227 4672
Ong et al. [26] 206  
Gador Whyte [33] Cost @ Min cost per CKD patient $4062 pa   4062
Zhao [11] Top Down Estimate per Consultation GP (inflation calculator applied to 2003/04 estimate) 220.55  
Zhao [11] Category 2 Single established disease, existing case (inflation calculator applied to 2003/04 $700)   918.97
AIHW [39] expenditure levels per episode of care for residents of remote and very remote areas 218  
Productivity Commission [27] - cost of community health services for Indigenous Australians during 2012/13 in the Northern Territory (inflation adjusted to 2013/14)   3647
Productivity Commission [27]- cost of community health services for Indigenous Australians real inflation adjusted average over 2008/09, 2010/11 and 2012/13 for the Northern Territory. (inflation adjusted to 2013/14)   6247
Evaluation of the Child Health Check Initiative and the Expanding Health Service Delivery Initiative [24] 2009–10 Average per capita EHSDI benchmark (across 10 remote sites) inflation adjusted to 2013/14   3822.67