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Table 2 Social and emotional wellbeing care for families of Indigenous children aged 3–59 months by geographic location, age and CQI participation

From: Quality of social and emotional wellbeing services for families of young Indigenous children attending primary care centers; a cross sectional analysis

   Geographic location Age (months) CQI participation (number of audits completed)
Number of eligible primary care centers
n (%)
Number of client records assessed
n (%)a
Total receiving care
n (%)
Remote
n (%)
Rural
n (%)
Urban
n (%)
3–11
n (%)
12–23
n (%)
24–59
n (%)
1
n (%)
2
n (%)
> = 3
n (%)
Total 109 2466 2466 2010 371 85 609 532 1325 410 569 1487
Assessment
 Assessment of parent-child interaction 109 (100%) 1628 (66.0%) 1216 (74.7%) 986 (78.9%) 198 (65.4%) 32 (42.1%) 516 (84.9%) 389 (73.3%) 311 (63.6%) 155 (59.6%) 231 (73.3%) 830 (78.8%)
Anticipatory guidance
 Advice about domestic/social environment 109 (100%) 2466 (100%) 1544 (62.6%) 1276 (63.5%) 221 (59.6%) 47 (55.3%) 427 (70.1%) 368 (69.2%) 749 (56.5%) 201 (49.0%) 293 (51.5%) 1050 (70.6%)
 Advice about social/family support 109 (100%) 2466 (100%) 1410 (60.4%) 1162 (60.8%) 205 (60.3%) 43 (53.1%) 414 (68.0%) 367 (69.0%) 629 (52.8%) 182 (47.9%) 281 (49.6%) 947 (68.3%)
 Advice about financial situation 109 (100%) 1373 (55.7%) 236 (17.2%) 210 (16.8%) 5 (5.6%) 21 (70.0%) 79 (23.5%) 62 (21.8%) 95 (12.6%) 61 (23.8%) 35 (7.7%) 140 (21.1%)
 Advice about housing condition 109 (100%) 2466 (100%) 1140 (46.2%) 939 (46.7%) 169 (45.6%) 32 (37.7%) 327 (53.7%) 255 (47.9%) 558 (42.1%) 167 (40.7%) 245 (43.1%) 728 (49.0%)
 Advice about food security 109 (100%) 963 (39.1%) 102 (10.6%) 73 (9.7%) 23 (12.3%) 6 (25.0%) 39 (15.9%) 29 (13.9%) 34 (6.7%) 10 (8.6%) 0 (0.0%) 92 (11.1%)
 Advice about physical and mental stimulation of child 109 (100%) 2322 (94.2%) 1279 (55.1%) 1137 (56.7%) 102 (38.9%) 40 (74.1%) 366 (64.2%) 312 (52.0%) 601 (48.1%) 135 (36.3%) 222 (46.7%) 922 (62.5%)
 Advice about child behaviour (e.g temper tantrums, sleep disturbance) 109 (100%) 963 (39.1%) 703 (73.0%) 584 (77.7%) 102 (54.6%) 17 (70.8%) 211 (85.8%) 170 (81.3%) 322 (63.4%) 65 (56.0%) 20 (100.0%) 618 (74.7%)
Follow up of problems and concerns
 Clinic follow up and/or referral for problems with domestic environment 109 (100%) 111 (4.50%) 82 (73.9%) 23 (26.7%) 3 (16.7%) 3 (42.9%) 8 (32.0%) 7 (23.3%) 14 (25.0%) 16 (84.2%) 9 (52.9%) 57 (76.0%)
 Clinic follow up and/or referral for family and financial support 109 (100%) 63 (2.55%) 46 (73.0%) 13 (28.9%) 2 (16.7%) 2 (33.3%) 4 (30.8%) 7 (33.3%) 6 (20.7%) 15 (68.2%) 5 (71.4%) 26 (76.5%)
 Clinic follow up and/or referral for housing condition or food security 109 (100%) 80 (3.24%) 55 (68.8%) 22 (31.9%) 2 (25.0%) 1 (33.3%) 6 (33.3%) 8 (36.4%) 11 (27.5%) 14 (60.9%) 6 (50.0%) 35 (77.8%)
Composite measure of quality of careb 109 (100%) 2189 (88.8%) 712 (32.5%) 622 (32.6%) 68 (29.4%) 22 (44.0%) 225 (39.5%) 174 (34.6%) 313 (28.0%) 81 (23.7%) 116 (24.5%) 515 (37.5%)
  1. CQI Continuous quality improvement
  2. aProportions are less than 100% if the service is not included in the best practice guidelines for children of that age
  3. bFamilies received advice about domestic environment, social support, housing condition and child stimulation
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