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Table 1 Average headcount by employment group, before and after NT Emergency Response initial funding flow

From: Long-term trends in supply and sustainability of the health workforce in remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory of Australia

  Nurse AHP Total
Pre^ Post^^ Pre^ Post^^ Pre^ Post^^
Total 120.8 135.1 31.6 **52.2 152.4 187.3
Age < 30 8.1 6.3 2.2 2.8 10.3 9.0
Age 30–49 64.5 50.7 19.2 **35.3 83.7 85.9
Age 50+ 48.3 **78.2 10.1 14.1 58.5 **92.3
Female 97.7 103.4 21.2 **40.4 118.9 143.8
Male 29.0 31.8 5.0 **11.7 34.0 43.5
<200 km 22.2 25.4 18.0 21.7 40.3 47.1
200-299 km 27.3 32.9 1.9 **7.8 29.2 *40.7
≥300 km 52.6 58.2 11.5 **21.1 64.0 79.3
non-Aboriginal 18.7 18.6 0.2 **1.6 18.9 20.2
population < 200 7.8 11.2 2.9 *7.0 10.7 *18.2
population 200–349 9.7 12.9 3.0 3.5 12.7 16.4
population 350–799 28.8 30.8 9.5 **19.7 38.2 *50.5
population > 800 55.8 61.6 16.0 20.4 71.8 82.0
  1. Age and gender data averaged for second half of 2007 and 2008 (age and gender data not available prior to 13th pay period in 2007); ^2004–2008 Pre NTER funding; ^^2009–2015 post NTER initial funding boost; *p < .05; **p < .01