Identifying and definitional attributes
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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services client numbers cluster describes the number of clients seen by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care service during the reporting period, by their Indigenous status.
Number of clients
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Each individual client is counted once only. For family groups, only people who have their own file/record are included.
Exclude clients who only attended groups and did not receive individual care.
An estimation is acceptable if accurate figures are not available.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
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