Table of contents

  • Summary
  • Introduction
    • Data source, scope of this analysis and statistical methods
  • Use of health services by Australians with disability
    • Sex differences in the use of health services
  • Differences in the use of health services between people with different levels of disability severity
    • Effect of age distribution on the differences in the use of health services
  • Where people with disability live makes a difference to their useof health services
    • Effect of demographic factors on the differences in the use of health services
  • Difficulties in access to health services for Australians with disability
    • GP services
    • Medical specialists
    • Dental services
    • Communication issues relating to coordinated health care
  • Need and unmet need for assistance with health-care activitiesfor Australians with disability
  • Appendix tables
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • References