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Table 4 The proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) people aged 16–29 years recorded in patient records, 2011 ABS Census, and patient survey; and correlations between data sources

From: Incomplete recording of Indigenous identification status under-estimates the prevalence of Indigenous population attending Australian general practices: a cross sectional study

Data source Correlations between data sources
Patient survey All patient records Patient records (complete case) ABS Census 2011
Patient survey 1.00 0.6468 (p < 0.01) 0.3136 (p < 0.01) 0.7010 (p < 0.01)
All patient records 1.00 0.1361 (p = 0.19) 0.7005 (p < 0.01)
Patient records (complete case)* 1.00 0.1948 (p = 0.06)
ABS Census 2011 1.00
  1. *Complete case analysis- 44.5% of records (n = 48,884) where records listed with a missing/ unknown Indigenous status were excluded