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Table 3 Staff survey - demographic information

From: Low uptake of Aboriginal interpreters in healthcare: exploration of current use in Australia’s Northern Territory

  Number (%)
Total number of respondents 422
Role
 Nurse 175/422 (41.5)
 Doctor 88/422 (20.9)
 Allied Health professional 55/422 (13.0)
 Pharmacist or pharmacy assistant 14/422 (3.3)
 Administration including ward clerk 21/422 (5.0)
 Indigenous Liaison Officer 7/422 (1.7)
 Other 62/422 (14.7)
How long have you worked at Royal Darwin Hospital?
  < 1 years 75/422 (17.8)
 1–2 years 64/422 (15.2)
 3–10 years 168/422 (39.8)
  > 10 years 115/422 (27.3)
Please specify your preferred language
 English 367/379 (96.8)
 Australian Indigenous language 1/379 (0.3)
 Other (Arabic, African language, Cantonese, European language, Hindi, Malay, Punjabi, Tamil) 11/379 (2.9)
Please specify your ethnicity
 Australian non-Aboriginal / non-Torres Strait Islander 262/376 (69.3)
 Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander 17/376 (4.5)
 British 17/376 (4.5)
 Indian 13/376 (3.4)
 New Zealand European 9/376 (2.4)
 Chinese 8/376 (2.1)
 Other 50/376 (13.3)
Where did you undertake your primary healthcare degree?
 Australia 298/378 (78.8)
 New Zealand 14/378 (3.7)
 Elsewhere 66/378 (17.5)