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Indigenous eye health measures 2017 (web report)

26 Apr 2018
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Indigenous eye health measures 2017 is an online presentation of the latest Indigenous eye health data. The report compiles data from a range of sources to provide a comprehensive picture of Indigenous eye health.

Key findings:

  • Over one third of Indigenous people with diabetes had not had an eye examination in the preceding 12 months
  • The prevalence of active trachoma among Indigenous 5–9 year olds has decreased since 2009, but plateaued in recent years
  • Median waiting times for cataract surgery Indigenous Australians were longer than non-Indigenous Australians
  • The Indigenous hospitalisation rate for cataract surgery rose by 36% in the last 10 years

 

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2018
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