Table 1 Patient- and practice-level variables that are included in the MAGNET dataset
PatientYear of birth
Marital status
Pensioner status
Aboriginal and torres strait islander (ATSI) status
ClinicalConsultation characteristics (date, duration, reason for visit, Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items billed)
Smoking and alcohol usage characteristics
Blood group
Pathology ordered characteristics and related results
Clinical measurements (eg, blood pressure, height, weight, cholesterol)
Immunisation details
Current and past diagnoses
Pregnancy-related history
Prescribed medications
Medication-related information (dosage, strength, frequency, duration, therapeutic class, generic equivalent)
Medication review details
Asthma plan details
Care plan details
PracticeOpening hours
Group/solo status
Number of nurses & doctors in the practice
Doctor/nurse characteristics (year of birth, gender)