4840.0 - Microdata: Patient Experiences in Australia, 2011-12 Quality Declaration 
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This guide provides information about the release of microdata from the 2011–12 Patient Experiences in Australia Survey (PEx) for tabulation using the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) TableBuilder (TB).

    Microdata are the most detailed information available from a survey and are generally the responses to individual questions on the questionnaire or data derived from two or more questions. They are released with the approval of the Australian Statistician.
      This guide should be used as a reference document when accessing the microdata as it explains the data content, technical details and the conditions of use.

        Microdata for the PEx Survey are available through the TableBuilder product - an online tool for creating tables and graphs that can be accessed from the ABS website.
          Further information about TB and about microdata in general is available from the Microdata Entry Page on the ABS website.
            This TB product is the only microdata release for the 2011–12 PEx Survey. For summary information on the survey, please see Patient Experiences in Australia: Summary of Findings, 2011–12 (cat. no. 4839.0).
              Users wishing to access the PEx TB are required to apply online using the ABS MiCRO system. All users are required to agree to the terms and conditions of use before access can be granted. To apply for access press the green button below:
                Button to apply for Microdata


                Data obtained in the survey but not contained on the TB may be available from the ABS on request, as statistics in tabulated form, on a fee-for-service basis.

                Subject to confidentiality and sampling variability constraints, special tabulations can be produced incorporating data items, populations and geographic areas selected to meet individual requirements. These are available on request, on a fee for service basis. Contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or client.services@abs.gov.au for further information.