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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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AIHW

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19 Dec 2003

This report is the fourth annual report based on key program activity, performance and outcome indicators to monitor the achievements of the BreastScreen Australia Program. The report presents the most recent information on participation in breast screening, cancer detection, program sensitivity...

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19 Dec 2003

This is the third annual report based on key program activity, performance and outcome indicators to monitor the achievements of the National Cervical Screening Program. The report provides a comprehensive national picture of cervical screening in Australia for 2000-2001 and 1999-2000. The...

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18 Dec 2003

This report presents statistics on trends in the employment of nurses in Australia. It is based on the main findings of the 2001 national survey of registered and enrolled nurses, and includes registration and enrolment data for 2002.

Information presented in this report includes the...

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11 Dec 2003

This report presents adoptions statistics provided by the state and territory community services departments for the period 1 July 2002 to 30 June 2003. These cover all finalised adoptions reported to state and territory community services departments during that year. The report provides...

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04 Dec 2003

This comprehensive and authoritative source of national information on welfare services in Australia covers welfare services expenditure, the welfare services labour force, children's and family services, child protection, housing assistance, services for homeless people, ageing and aged care...

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01 Dec 2003

This second national report on the health and wellbeing of young people provides comprehensive information on the health status of young people including causes of hospitalisations and deaths, chronic diseases, infectious diseases, injury, disability, reproductive and sexual health. The...

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01 Dec 2003

This bulletin presents the results of analyses of the prevalence of overweight and obesity for a range of different subgroups of Australian adults over the period 1989-90 to 2001. These comparisons between subgroups are referred to as differentials. The characteristics examined include basic...

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21 Nov 2003

This report presents demographic and labour force statistics on the medical profession in Australia. It is based on the main findings of the 2001 national survey of registered medical practitioners. Information presented in this report includes the number of registered practitioners in each...

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01 Nov 2003

These data briefings summarise the main findings from the 2001-02 alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS data for each state and territory. 

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‘Life expectancy’ measures how many years, on average, a person of a given age can expect to live if current death rates do not change. While life expectancy is an important indicator of population health, people’s health and wellbeing are also increasingly being considered in terms of their...

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13 Jun 2014

On a snapshot day in 2013, over 47,000 clients received pharmacotherapy treatment for their opioid dependence at 2,355 dosing points around Australia, according to this report.

Summary: Dependence on opioid drugs such as heroin and morphine is associated with a range of...

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12 Jun 2014

The Headline Indicators for children's health, development and wellbeing (Children's Headline Indicators) are a set of 19 indicators endorsed by the Australian Health Ministers' Conference, Community and Disability Services Ministers' Conference and the Australian Education, Early Childhood...

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11 Jun 2014

This report on head and neck cancers in Australia presents the latest available information on incidence, mortality, survival and hospitalisations.

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Head and neck cancer is a term used to describe a range of cancers that occur in the throat (pharynx and...

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06 Jun 2014

This paper presents national level projections of the number of people receiving kidney replacement therapy for end-stage kidney disease for the period 2012 to 2020.

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End-stage kidney disease (ESKD), the most severe form of chronic kidney disease, results...

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02 Jun 2014

Australian children living in areas with a relatively high risk of social exclusion also experience relatively poor health outcomes, argues this bulletin.

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The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) and the University of Canberra’s National Centre...

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30 May 2014

This report outlines the main drivers impacting on the Council of Australian Governments target to halve the gap in child mortality within a decade.

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In 2008, one of the 6 Closing the Gap targets agreed by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) was to...

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22 May 2014

This report assesses the potential for existing data sources to improve our understanding of arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions and highlights future opportunities for improving data for monitoring these conditions.

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Within the Australian...

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21 May 2014

Findings from a project aimed at building a more comprehensive and consistent national data collection for maternal and perinatal health are presented in this report.

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Investment in more comprehensive and consistent national data collection for maternal and...

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16 May 2014

Arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions affect an estimated 6.1 million Australians across all ages, this report finds.

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Arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions are common, affecting an estimated 6.1 million Australians (28% of the total...

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12 May 2014

This report summarises information Australia provided in 2013 to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Health Care Quality Indicators 2012–13 data collection.

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This report:

  • summarises information Australia provided in 2013
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