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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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AIHW

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20 Jul 2017

Australia’s hospitals 2015–16 at a glance provides summary information on Australia’s public and private hospitals.

In 2015–16, there were 10.6 million hospitalisations (6.3 million in public hospitals, 4.3 million in private hospitals). The average length of stay was over 5 days (5.7...

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12 Jul 2017

This report presents information on the disease burden of chronic respiratory conditions using data from the Australian Burden of Disease Study 2011. Respiratory conditions were the sixth leading contributor to total burden of disease in Australia, with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (...

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06 Jul 2017

In 2015–16, there were 701 public hospitals in Australia accounting for about two-thirds (61,000) of all hospital beds. There were 630 private hospitals with 33,100 hospital beds. Total recurrent expenditure on public hospital services was about $64 billion. About 57% of this was for admitted...

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30 Jun 2017

This in-brief report summarises results on the incidence of suicide among serving and ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel using fifteen years of data and identifies characteristics that may be associated with risk of suicide.

In 2001–2015 there were 325 certified suicide...

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28 Jun 2017

In 2015–16, about 796 alcohol and other drug treatment services provided just over 206,600 treatment episodes to an estimated 134,000 clients. The top 4 drugs that led clients to seek treatment were alcohol (32% of treatment episodes), cannabis (23%), amphetamines (23%), and heroin (6%). The...

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27 Jun 2017

The majority of young people do not return to sentenced supervision

The majority of young people who receive a supervised youth justice sentence serve only 1 sentence, and do not return to sentenced youth justice supervision. Of those aged 10–17 who were under sentenced...

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14 Jun 2017

Cancer was the greatest cause of health burden in Australia in 2011, accounting for around one-fifth of the total disease burden. Most (94%) of this burden was due to dying prematurely, with only a small proportion of the burden due to living with a cancer diagnosis. This report explores in...

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08 Jun 2017

Immunisation is a safe and effective way to protect children from harmful infectious diseases and at the population level, prevent the spread of these diseases amongst the community.

Australia has generally high immunisation rates which have increased steadily over time, but rates...

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05 Jun 2017

In 2015–16, an estimated 332,000 people used disability support services under the National Disability Agreement (NDA), including around 3,500 who transitioned to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) during the year. The average age of service users was 35, and around three-quarters (...

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05 Jun 2017

While people with disability participate actively in all aspects of Australian life, they are more likely to face challenges than people without disability, and their rates of participation in various life areas are generally lower. These fact sheet use data from the Australian Bureau of...

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20 Jul 2017

Australia’s hospitals 2015–16 at a glance provides summary information on Australia’s public and private hospitals.

In 2015–16, there were 10.6 million hospitalisations (6.3 million in public hospitals, 4.3 million in private hospitals). The average length of stay was over 5 days (5.7...

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12 Jul 2017

This report presents information on the disease burden of chronic respiratory conditions using data from the Australian Burden of Disease Study 2011. Respiratory conditions were the sixth leading contributor to total burden of disease in Australia, with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (...

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12 Jul 2017

Musculoskeletal conditions, such as various forms of arthritis and back pain and problems, are common long-term conditions affecting the bones, muscles and connective tissues. These conditions contribute substantially to the disease burden within the Australian population. Burden of disease...

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06 Jul 2017

In 2015–16, there were 701 public hospitals in Australia accounting for about two-thirds (61,000) of all hospital beds. There were 630 private hospitals with 33,100 hospital beds. Total recurrent expenditure on public hospital services was about $64 billion. About 57% of this was for admitted...

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30 Jun 2017

This in-brief report summarises results on the incidence of suicide among serving and ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel using fifteen years of data and identifies characteristics that may be associated with risk of suicide.

In 2001–2015 there were 325 certified suicide...

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30 Jun 2017

This report quantifies the level of suicide among serving and ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel and identifies characteristics that may be associated with risk of suicide. It updates preliminary estimates published in November 2016 (AIHW 2016a) using 15 years of data for the...

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28 Jun 2017

In 2015–16, about 796 alcohol and other drug treatment services provided just over 206,600 treatment episodes to an estimated 134,000 clients. The top 4 drugs that led clients to seek treatment were alcohol (32% of treatment episodes), cannabis (23%), amphetamines (23%), and heroin (6%). The...

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28 Jun 2017

Alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services across Australia provide a broad range of treatment services and support to people using drugs, and to their families and friends. This report presents information for 2015–16 about publicly funded AOD treatment service agencies, the people they...

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27 Jun 2017

The majority of young people do not return to sentenced supervision

The majority of young people who receive a supervised youth justice sentence serve only 1 sentence, and do not return to sentenced youth justice supervision. Of those aged 10–17 who were under sentenced...

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23 Jun 2017

Non-admitted patient care provided in public hospitals includes care provided in outpatient clinics at which patients consult specialist medical practitioners, or have diagnostic or other procedures, or are provided with allied health or specialist nursing care. This report summarises this type...

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