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Type: Journal article
Title: Geographic distribution of the dentist labour force
Author: Teusner, D.
Citation: Australian Dental Journal, 2005; 50(2):119-122
Publisher: Australian Dental Assn Inc
Issue Date: 2005
ISSN: 0045-0421
1834-7819
Statement of
Responsibility: 
Dana N Teusner
Abstract: There are projected shortages in the supply of dentists in Australia, and these shortages are likely to be more evident in areas outside of capital cities.1,2 This report explores the geographic distribution of dentists and the differences in supply of dental services to regions defined by remoteness. Remoteness may be thought as the travel time to obtaining goods and services. Australian Statistics Geographical Codes (ASGC) Remoteness Areas describe the relative remoteness of an area by using road distance as a proxy for remoteness and population size of a service centre as a proxy for the availability of services.
Keywords: Humans
Age Distribution
Time Factors
Private Sector
Public Sector
Adult
Middle Aged
Dentists
Rural Population
Urban Population
Professional Practice
Professional Practice Location
Australia
Female
Male
DOI: 10.1111/j.1834-7819.2005.tb00351.x
Published version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1834-7819.2005.tb00351.x
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