General information about the 2016-17 Patient Experience Survey (PEx), including summary results, are available in the publication Patient Experiences in Australia: Summary of Findings, 2016-17 (cat. no. 4389.0).
Detailed information about the survey including scope and coverage, survey design, data collection methodology, weighting, benchmarking and estimation, and the reliability of estimates can be accessed from the Explanatory Notes page of that publication. All published summary tables, in Excel spreadsheet format, can be accessed from the Downloads tab.