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Overview of Australian Indigenous health status, 2013

Posted on: 20 August, 2014
Issue: Vol 14 No 3, July 2014 – September 2014
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Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet (2014)
Overview of Australian Indigenous health status, 2013
Perth, WA: Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

This report provides recent information on:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations
  • the context of Indigenous health
  • various measures of population health status
  • selected health conditions
  • health risk and protective factors.

This Overview draws on statistics and other published and unpublished materials to provide up-to-date, detailed information about the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in 2013. It highlights a number of improvements in certain aspects of Indigenous health, but underlines that ongoing work is needed to ‘close the gap’ in health status between Indigenous and other Australians.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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