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Table 2 Health centre characteristics by jurisdiction (Number and % of total)

From: Wide variation in sexually transmitted infection testing and counselling at Aboriginal primary health care centres in Australia: analysis of longitudinal continuous quality improvement data

   Far West NSW Northern Territory Queensland South Australia Western Australia Total
Health centre level Number of health centres audited 6 62 49 8 12 137
Location Urban 0 (0) 1 (2) 3 (6) 4 (50) 3 (25) 11 (8)
Regional 3 (50) 3 (5) 6 (12) 2 (25) 4 (33) 18 (13)
Remote 3 (50) 58 (94) 40 (82) 2 (25) 5 (42) 108 (79)
Governance Community controlled 6 (100) 19 (31) 1 (2) 4 (50) 7 (58) 37 (27)
Government 0 (0) 43 (69) 48 (98) 4 (50) 5 (42) 100 (73)
Length of Accreditationa Never accredited 4 (67) 34 (55) 5 (10) 2 (25) 0 (0) 45 (33)
Accredited for some of the time 1 (17) 6 (10) 21 (43) 2 (25) 0 (0) 30 (22)
Accredited for all of the time 1 (17) 13 (21) 22 (45) 4 (50) 3 (25) 43 (31)
Missing 0 (0) 9 (15) 1 (2) 0 (0) 9 (75) 19 (14)
Service population = < 500 2 (33) 35 (56) 26 (53) 3 (38) 1 (8) 67 (49)
501-999 1 (17) 11 (18) 9 (18) 3 (38) 0 (0) 24 (18)
= > 1000 3 (50) 16 (26) 14 (29) 2 (25) 11 (92) 46 (34)
CQI experience Baseline audit only 0 (0) 15 (24) 7 (14) 4 (50) 2 (17) 28 (20)
Completed 1–2 cycles 0 (0) 19 (31) 19 (39) 4 (50) 7 (58) 49 (36)
Completed = > 3 cycles 6 (100) 28 (45) 23 (47) 0 (0) 3 (25) 60 (44)
  1. aaccreditation with Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL), Quality Improvement Council (QIC) or other, CQI continuous quality improvement, NSW New South Wales