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Table 1 Community geography, remoteness, language, and research participation

From: Structural modelling of wellbeing for Indigenous Australians: importance of mental health

Community 1 2 3 4
Geography River Island Desert Coastal
Distance from major centre 300 km 500 km 1000 km 650 km
Remoteness classification Remote Very remote Very remote Very remote
Total population 9207 2550 1158 843
Proportion Indigenous 24.2% 88.6% 24.4% 75.3%
Primary community language Kriol Djambarrpuyngu Martu Gumatj
Proportion of Indigenous people who speak Indigenous languages at home 25.7% 98.1% 63.5% 84.3%
  1. Population data from Australian Bureau of Statistics [17]
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