Topics: Urban

This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Measuring the gap: accuracy of the Western Australian hospital morbidity data in the identification of adult urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Bradshaw PJ, Alfonso HS, Finn J, Owen J, Thompson PL (2009) Measuring the gap: accuracy of the Western Australian hospital morbidity data in the identification of adult urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Australian And New Zealand Journal Of Public Health;33(3):276 – 279


Stroke rehab down under: can Rupert Murdoch, Crocodile Dundee, and an Aboriginal elder expect the same services and care?

Faux S, Ahmat J, Bailey J, Kesper D, Crotty M, et al. (2009) Stroke rehab down under: can Rupert Murdoch, Crocodile Dundee, and an Aboriginal elder expect the same services and care? Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation;16(1):1-10


Coronary heart disease events in Aboriginal Australians: incidence in an urban population

Bradshaw PJ, Alfonso HS, Finn JC, Owen J, Thompson PL (2009) Coronary heart disease events in Aboriginal Australians: incidence in an urban population. Medical Journal of Australia;190(10):583-586


Experiences of racism among urban Indigenous Australians: findings from the DRUID study

Paradies Y, Cunningham J (2009) Experiences of racism among urban Indigenous Australians: findings from the DRUID study. Ethnic and Racial Studies;32(3):548-573


In our own backyard: urban health inequities and Aboriginal experiences of neighbourhood life, social capital and racism

Gallaher G, Ziersch A, Baum F, Bentley M, Palmer C, et al. (2009) In our own backyard: urban health inequities and Aboriginal experiences of neighbourhood life, social capital and racism. Adelaide: Flinders University


Council of Australian Governments promise $4.6 billion for Indigenous issues

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) announced a commitment of $4.6 billion for Indigenous issues at its meeting in Canberra on 29 November 2008. 


The roles of socioeconomic status and Aboriginality in birth outcomes at an urban hospital

17 November, 2008 | Posted in Vol 8 No 4, October 2008 - December 2008  Births  Urban  Pregnancy  Tobacco use  

Titmuss AT, Harris E, Comino EJ (2008) The roles of socioeconomic status and Aboriginality in birth outcomes at an urban hospital. Medical Journal of Australia;189(9):495-498


Infection rates after tympanostomy tube insertion, comparing Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children in the Northern Territory, Australia: a retrospective, comparative study

Jassar P, Sibtain A, Marco D, Jose J, Hunter G (2008) Infection rates after tympanostomy tube insertion, comparing Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children in the Northern Territory, Australia: a retrospective, comparative study. Journal of Laryngology and Otology;1-5


Skin infections among Indigenous Australians in an urban setting in far north Queensland.

Valery PC, Wenitong M, Clements V, Sheel M, McMillan D, et al. (2008) Skin infections among Indigenous Australians in an urban setting in far north Queensland. Epidemiology and Infection;136(8):1103-1108


Knowledge of and preferred sources of assistance for physical activity in a sample of urban Indigenous Australians

Marshall A, Hunt J, Jenkins D (2008) Knowledge of and preferred sources of assistance for physical activity in a sample of urban Indigenous Australians. International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity;5(22):Article 18


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