Table 1

Demographics of respondents and the participating organisations, and for all National Stroke Audit participants

VariableCategoriesn (106)%% in national audit
State/territoryACT10.90.9
New South Wales3432.132.9
Northern Territory32.81.4
Queensland1716.020.7
South Australia109.46.1
Tasmania43.82.8
Victoria2422.626.3
Western Australia1312.38.9
FundingPublic9387.792.5
Private76.67.5
Mixed65.7
LocationMetropolitan5956.275.6
Regional4341.024.4
Other32.9
UnitStroke acute care only2826.7
Acute and rehabilitation3937.1
Rehabilitation only3230.5
Other65.7
No of patients per yearLess than 1003432.4
100 or more7167.6
ProfessionMedicine1615.2
Nurse6057.1
Physiotherapist65.7
Occupational therapist1211.4
Speech pathologist21.9
Administration/clinical11.0
Other87.6
Years’ experience0–111.0
2–51211.4
6–103129.5
11 or more6158.1
  • ACT, Australian Capital Territory.