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Table 3 Method of notification to the ACIR for 13vPCV supplementary doses from survey respondents (n = 120) and ACIR data at 31 December 2012

From: Evaluating the implementation of the 13-valent pneumococcal vaccine supplementary dose program in Australian primary health care settings

  Aboriginal Medical Service Community Health General practice All providers
Survey dataa% providers ACIR datab% doses Survey dataa% providers ACIR datab% doses Survey dataa% providers ACIR datab% doses Survey dataa% providers ACIR datab% doses
Direct transfer from practice management software 40 5 2 59 64 47 47
Entered directly onto ACIR secure website 47 100 85 75 27 26 40 39
Paper forms posted to ACIR 13 5 23 8 11 8 14
Patient lists faxed to ACIR No data No data 1 No data 1 No data
Telephone direct to ACIR No data 5 No data 5 No data 4 No data
  1. Footnotes
  2. aSurvey data is the proportion of respondents who indicated they notified supplementary doses of 13vPCV to the ACIR via each notification method.
  3. bACIR data is the proportion of recorded doses of 13vPCV for each provider in the NNSW and MNC LHDs who notified by each method.