4840.0 - Microdata: Patient Experiences in Australia, 2018-19 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/12/2019   
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Using DataLab

The DataLab environment allows real time access to detailed microdata from the 2018–19 Patient Experience Survey.

The DataLab is an interactive data analysis solution available for users to run advanced statistical analyses, for example, multiple regressions and structural equation modelling. The DataLab environment contains up-to-date versions of SPSS, Stata, SAS and R analytical languages. Controls in the DataLab have been put in place to protect the identification of individuals and organisations. All output from DataLab sessions is cleared by an ABS officer before it is released.

For more information, including prerequisites for DataLab access, please see the About the DataLab page.

DataLab test files

A test file is available in the Downloads tab for researchers to become familiar with the data structure and prepare code/programs before applying for or beginning a DataLab session.

Counts and weights

The number of records and weight to be applied is shown below.

File name
Weight applied to level
Record Counts

Person weight

For more information about the weights, see the Weights and Identifiers section of the Data Item List.