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Table 7 Health services used at least once in the 12 months prior to survey

From: Survey of healthcare experiences of Australian adults living with rare diseases

Service used na % of total sample Medianb Modeb Rangeb
General Practitioner 605 81.1 6 2 1–100
Allied Health 286 38.3 5 2 1–250
Medical Specialist 607 81.4 2 2 1–365
Emergency Department 249 33.4 4 1 1–32
Hospital Outpatients/Clinics 301 40.3 4 1 1–100
Hospital Inpatients 209 28.0 2 1 1–365
Dental Services 236 31.6 2 1 1–31
Mental Health Services 207 27.7 5 1 1–52
Alternative Health Services 173 23.2 5 1 1–175
  1. aThe number of respondents living with a confirmed diagnosis who used a service at least once
  2. bAmong those who used the service at least once