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8570.0 - Health Care Services, 2009-10 Quality Declaration 
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Contents >> Regional services >> Pathology, diagnostic imaging and other health care services


There were 4,277 pathology, diagnostic imaging and other health care locations in Australia at the end of June 2010. Of this number, 2,707 or around 63.3% were located in capital cities and suburbs, 1,395 or 32.6% were located in rural areas and 175 or 4.1% were located in remote areas. Capital city and suburban locations accounted for around 75% of all employed or contracted medical/health practitioners and other staff providing health care services, total income and total expenses, while rural locations accounted for around 24% and remote locations around 1%.

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