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Preliminary material (172KB PDF): 
List of tables; List of appendix tables; List of figures and boxes; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Symbols

  1. Summary (186KB PDF)
  2. Introduction (335KB PDF)
    1. Brief history of the CSTDA NMDS
    2. Collection method and data included
    3. Scope of the CSTDA NMDS
    4. Counts and definitions
    5. Outputs from the CSTDA NMDS collection
    6. Data quality
    7. Outline of the report
  3. Service users: characteristics and service use
    1. State distribution and service type
    2. Age, sex and disability group
    3. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Service Users
    4. Country of birth
    5. Communication method and need for an interpreter
    6. Income and labour force status
    7. Individualised funding
    8. Location of service users
  4. Informal carers, support needs and living arrangements (222KB PDF)
    1. Presence of an informal carer
    2. Carer age and relationship to service user
    3. Carer primary status and co-residency
    4. Support needs
    5. Living arrangements and residential setting
  5. Service outlets
    1. Agency sector
    2. State distribution and service type
    3. Period of operation
  6. Service use (219KB PDF)
    1. Measures of service quantity
    2. Multiple service use
    3. Exiting services
  7. Data quality
    1. Service type outlet response rates
    2. Service user response rate
    3. 'Not stated' and 'not known' rates


End matter: References