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1362.7 - Regional Statistics, Northern Territory, Mar 2011  
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HEALTH AND SAFETY


USE OF GENERAL PRACTITIONER SERVICES BY TERRITORIANS

About three out of four people aged 15 years and over in mainly urban areas of the NT had seen a general practitioner (GP) at least once in the 12 months prior to the Patient Experience survey in 2009. Of these almost three out of four received a prescription for medication.

Around one third of households with children under 15 years had at least one child who had seen a GP for urgent medical care. Of these, almost two thirds (63%) reported that the child had seen a GP within four hours of making an appointment.

PERSONS(a) WHO HAVE SEEN A GP(b), USE OF GP SERVICES, NT(c), 2009
Graph shows out of persons who saw a GP at least once in the 12 months prior to the Patient Experience survey in 2009, 11% saw a GP for urgent medical care and 72% received a prescription for medication.

HEALTH
Description of data availableLink to data

Public hospital separations, NTNT Department of Health and Families' Corporate Publications webpage (in the Annual Reports)
Use of and barriers to health care services, 2009Health Services: Patient Experiences in Australia, 2009 (cat. no. 4839.0.55.001)

SAFETY
Description of data availableLink to data

Recorded crime, offenders, by selected states/territories, 2008–09Recorded Crime – Offenders, 2008–09 (cat. no. 4519.0)
Recorded crime, victims, by state/territory, 2009Recorded Crime – Victims, Australia, 2009 (cat. no. 4510.0)
Criminal cases lodged and finalised, by state/territory, 2008–09Criminal Courts, Australia, 2008–09 (cat. no. 4513.0)
Prisoners characteristics, by state/territory, various yearsPrisoners in Australia, 2010 (cat. no. 4517.0)
Corrective services, by state/territory, various quartersCorrective Services, Australia, Sep 2010 (cat. no. 4512.0)
Offences statistics including offences recorded by police, drug infringement notices, finalised drug offences and finalised aggravated property offences, NT, various quartersNT Department of Justice Research and Statistics webpage – refer to 'Latest Quarterly Crime and Justice Statistics'
Other prisoner statistics including adult prisoners, juvenile detainees and quarterly daily average adult prisoners, NT, various quartersNT Department of Justice Research and Statistics webpage – refer to 'Latest Quarterly Crime and Justice Statistics'
Adult prisoners and juvenile detainees received during the year, by correctional centre, NT, various yearsNT Department of Justice Research and Statistics webpage – refer to 'Correctional Services Annual Summary'
Road traffic accidents, serious injuries and fatalities by selected characteristics, NT, various quartersNT Department of Lands and Planning Northern Territory Crash Statistics webpage – refer to quarterly statistics



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