Trends in follow-up rate

Between 2010–11 and 2018–19, the proportion of Indigenous-specific health check patients who had an Indigenous-specific follow-up within 12 months increased from 12% to 47% (Figure 16). Young Indigenous children (aged 0–4) saw the largest uptick in follow-up service rates among reported age groups over the period, increasing from 8% of health check patients in 2010–11 to 47% in 2018–19 (Figure 16).

Figure 16: Indigenous-specific health check patients who received an Indigenous-specific follow-up service in the 12 months following the health check, by sex, age and year of health check, 2010–11 to 2018–19

Line graph showing trends in the number and proportion of Indigenous-specific health check patients who received an Indigenous-specific follow-up within 12 months of their Indigenous-specific health check. Includes sex and age group. Between 2010–11 and 2018–19, the rate of Indigenous-specific follow-up after an Indigenous-specific health check increased from 12% to 47%. Refer to table ‘FS03’ in data tables.