Figure 4.3 Percentage of Better Access services for which a co–payment was made by age and item group, 2009.
Figure 4.4 Average co–payment for Better Access services by age and item group, 2009.
Figure 4.5 Percentage of Better Access services for which a co–payment was made by gender and item group, 2009.
Figure 4.6 Average co–payment for Better Access services by gender and item group, 2009.
Figure 4.7 Percentage of Better Access services for which a co–payment was made by geographical location and item group, 2009.
Figure 4.8 Average co–payment for Better Access services by geographical location and item group, 2009.
Figure 4.9 Percentage of Better Access services for which a co–payment was made by level of socio–economic disadvantage and item group, 2009.
Figure 4.10 Average co–payment for Better Access services by level of socio–economic disadvantage and item group, 2007, 2008 and 2009.

Figure 4.3 Percentage of Better Access services for which a co–payment was made by age and item group, 2009.

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Text version of Figure 4.3

Age 0-14 years
% of services
Age 15-24 years
% of services
Age 25-34 years
% of services
Age 35-44 years
% of services
Age 45-54 years
% of services
Age 55-64 years
% of services
Age 65+ years
% of services
GP items
4.2
6.1
8.0
8.4
8.2
7.5
3.5
CP items
67.8
66.9
64.2
63.6
61.9
62.5
59.8
Clin Psy items
72.1
66.5
69.4
67.1
62.8
58.3
46.1
FPS item
64.5
56.4
61.3
59.7
54.9
50.7
41.8
Gen Psy items
62.1
56.9
61.2
59.5
54.8
50.9
42.5
OT items
88.2
48.9
64.5
66.3
54.6
46.7
27.1
SW items
62.1
51.4
61.6
61.2
55.9
49.1
35.9
All Better Access items
53.7
40.5
44.1
43.3
39.8
36.3
24.9
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Figure 4.4 Average co–payment for Better Access services by age and item group, 2009.

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Text version of Figure 4.4

Age 0-14 years
Average co-payment ($)
Age 15-24 years
Average co-payment ($)
Age 25-34 years
Average co-payment ($)
Age 35-44 years
Average co-payment ($)
Age 45-54 years
Average co-payment ($)
Age 55-64 years
Average co-payment ($)
Age 65+ years
Average co-payment ($)
GP items
19.23
19.68
21.42
20.44
20.05
19.85
16.79
CP items
70.63
83.23
84.40
80.81
81.81
81.77
80.42
Clin Psy items
32.98
32.45
34.10
31.68
31.08
30.94
26.79
FPS item
36.09
37.18
39.81
36.21
35.61
35.13
29.97
Gen Psy items
38.05
37.59
40.36
36.68
35.94
35.42
30.20
OT items
28.65
31.60
33.25
60.69
30.22
29.13
24.01
SW items
30.15
31.72
33.51
31.84
31.89
31.22
26.92
All Better Access items
35.3
36.73
38.13
34.98
34.51
34.52
33.23

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Figure 4.5 Percentage of Better Access services for which a co–payment was made by gender and item group, 2009.

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Text version of Figure 4.5

Male
% of services
Female
% of services
GP items
6.5
7.8
CP items
61.4
65.6
Clin Psy items
63.7
66.4
FPS item
55.0
58.6
Gen Psy items
54.5
58.6
OT items
80.5
64.5
SW items
51.9
58.6
All Better Access items
39.6
42.4

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Figure 4.6 Average co–payment for Better Access services by gender and item group, 2009.

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Text version of Figure 4.6

Male
Average co-payment ($)
Female
Average co-payment ($)
GP items
20.54
20.13
CP items
83.91
80.05
Clin Psy items
33.19
31.62
FPS item
37.34
36.34
Gen Psy items
38.14
36.82
OT items
25.74
31.79
SW items
32.45
31.67
All Better Access items
37.13
35.04

General Practitioner; CP, Consultant Psychiatrist; ClinPsy, Clinical Psychologist; GenPsy, General Psychologist; OT, Occupational Therapist; SW, Social Worker.

Figure 4.7 Percentage of Better Access services for which a co–payment was made by geographical location and item group, 2009.

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Text version of Figure 4.7

Capital Cities
% of services
Other metropolitan
% of services
Rural centres
% of services
Other rural areas
% of services
Remote areas
% of services
GP items
8.1
5.7
5.3
6.4
7.2
CP items
66.0
64.3
57.4
50.2
52.2
Clin Psy items
69.6
51.5
52.0
48.5
54.7
FPS item
61.9
49.1
49.2
45.1
50.1
Gen Psy items
61.5
49.4
49.6
45.0
49.0
OT items
81.3
23.5
65.4
52.5
69.0
SW items
62.3
50.8
43.1
44.6
60.8
All Better Access items
45.8
33.9
32.0
29.8
28.1
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Figure 4.8 Average co–payment for Better Access services by geographical location and item group, 2009.

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Text version of Figure 4.8

Capital Cities
Average co-payment ($)
Other metropolitan
Average co-payment ($)
Rural centres
Average co-payment ($)
Other rural areas
Average co-payment ($)
Remote areas
Average co-payment ($)
GP items
20.94
16.36
19.38
18.19
25.88
CP items
83.42
71.90
78.51
78.28
94.22
Clin Psy items
33.01
28.24
26.69
29.14
40.32
FPS item
38.22
34.15
31.60
32.01
34.26
Gen Psy items
38.84
34.52
32.09
32.80
34.76
OT items
27.51
39.97
30.05
27.68
55.38
SW items
34.09
27.13
26.09
24.80
25.36
All Better Access items
36.90
33.02
31.17
31.78
37.38

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Figure 4.9 Percentage of Better Access services for which a co–payment was made by level of socio–economic disadvantage and item group, 2009.

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Text version of Figure 4.9

Q5 (Least)
% of services
Q4
% of services
Q3
% of services
Q2
% of services
Q1 (Most)
% of services
GP items
11.5
7.6
6.0
5.2
3.6
CP items
75.1
67.2
60.5
52.3
43.8
Clin Psy items
78.5
66.7
59.2
51.0
37.9
FPS item
75.1
60.5
52.1
45.1
32.0
Gen Psy items
74.7
60.5
52.1
44.8
32.0
OT items
93.4
68.4
68.5
51.4
44.1
SW items
75.6
59.2
49.0
46.7
29.6
All Better Access items
56.8
43.6
36.2
30.1
21.7

GP, General Practitioner; CP, Consultant Psychiatrist; ClinPsy, Clinical Psychologist; GenPsy, General Psychologist; OT, Occupational Therapist; SW, Social Worker.

Figure 4.10 Average co–payment for Better Access services by level of socio–economic disadvantage and item group, 2007, 2008 and 2009.

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Text version of Figure 4.10

Q5 (Least)
Average co-payment ($)
Q4
Average co-payment ($)
Q3
Average co-payment ($)
Q2
Average co-payment ($)
Q1 (Most)
Average co-payment ($)
GP items
21.93
20.75
18.98
17.13
16.92
CP items
85.65
78.30
81.99
79.61
73.38
Clin Psy items
33.87
31.48
30.27
29.63
29.03
FPS item
39.78
36.67
34.22
32.31
32.93
Gen Psy items
40.54
37.26
34.54
32.87
33.42
OT items
28.18
26.74
30.30
27.88
26.53
SW items
34.89
30.77
31.01
27.44
28.13
All Better Access items
38.08
35.51
33.60
32.29
32.66

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