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Table 4 Top five languages spoken by patients (as reported by GPs) and by GPs

From: Response to language barriers with patients from refugee background in general practice in Australia: findings from the OPTIMISE study

Ranking Spoken by GPs Reported by GPs as spoken by their refugee patients
1 Arabic (18) Arabic (32)
2 Hindi (9) Persian/Farsi (15)
3 Urdu (6), Bengali (6) Assyrian (9)
4 Persian (5) Dari (8), Urdu (8)
5 Dari (3), Cantonese (3) Bosnian (7)
  1. Data Source: Clinician Survey at T0, Numbers in brackets are frequencies of responses