Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Abbreviations of places
    • Symbols
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Aim and objectives
      • 1.2 Scope and data preparation
        • Weighting: estimation for population non-response
        • Imputation: estimation for item non-response
        • Estimation procedures
      • 1.3 Report structure
    • 2 Dentists
      • 2.1 Method
      • 2.2 Overall numbers
        • Over the decade
      • 2.3 Demographic characteristics
      • 2.4 Practice characteristics
        • Hours worked per week
        • Area of practice
        • Type of practice
        • Based on main area of practice (first practice location):
        • Based on all areas of practice:
      • 2.5 Geographic distribution
        • Distribution across jurisdictions
        • Distribution across remoteness areas
    • 3 Dental specialists
      • 3.1 Method
      • 3.2 Overall numbers
      • 3.4 Specialist groups
        • Comparisons among specialist groups
        • Differences between specialists and general dental practitioners
    • 4 Allied dental practitioners
      • 4.1 Methods
        • Oral health therapists
        • Prosthetists
      • 4.2 Dental hygienists
        • Overall numbers
        • Demographic characteristics
        • Practice characteristics
        • Distribution by geographic classification
      • 4.3 Dental therapists
        • Overall numbers
        • Demographic characteristics
        • Practice characteristics
        • Distribution by geographic classification
      • 4.4 Oral health therapists
        • Overall numbers
        • Demographic characteristics
        • Practice characteristics
        • Distribution by geographic classification
      • 4.5 Dental prosthetists
        • Overall numbers
        • Demographic characteristics
        • Practice characteristics
        • Distribution by geographic classification
    • 5 Discussion
      • Composition of the dental labour force
      • Practice setting and activity
      • Geographic distribution
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Data tables
        • A1 Dentist tables
        • A2 Specialist tables
        • A3 Dental hygienist tables
        • A4 Dental therapist tables
        • A5 Oral health therapist tables
        • A6 Dental prosthetist tables
      • Appendix B: Questionnaire
        • B1 Dentist labour force questionnaire
        • B2 Dental hygienist/therapist/dual practitioner questionnaire
        • B3 Dental prosthetists labour force questionnaire
      • Appendix C: Estimated resident population by state/territory and remoteness area, 2006
      • Appendix D: Publications from the national dental labour force data collections
        • Articles
        • Newsletters
        • Research Reports
        • Reports
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes