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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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AIHW

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26 Oct 2004

This series of Drug Treatment Data Briefings presents findings from the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set for New South Wales,...

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04 Oct 2004

This report examines expenditure on health goods and services in Australia for 1992-93 to 2001-02 and presents preliminary estimates for 2002-03. It presents expenditure estimates: at the aggregate level; as a proportion of gross domestic product; on a per person basis; by state; by comparison...

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04 Oct 2004

This report presents data on all assisted reproductive technology treatments that took place in 2002 and their resulting pregnancies and births. The Australian and New Zealand Assisted Reproduction Database (ANZARD) permits the linkage of treatment cycles to pregnancies and births and, thus,...

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27 Sep 2004

This report provides national information on the pregnancy and childbirth of mothers and their babies. This report updates the information presented last year, maintaining comparability with previous reports while incorporating improvements, and introduces data from a wider range of sources and...

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09 Sep 2004

This report presents national, state and territory statistics about alcohol and other drug treatment services and their clients, including information about the types of drug problems for which treatment is sought and the types of treatment provided. This is the third report in the series of...

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31 Aug 2004

This document describes the data available in the 2001-02 public housing and Aboriginal Rental Housing Program (ARHP) National Minimum Data set obtained from the Commonwealth-State Housing Agreement public housing and ARHP annual data collections. These guidelines set out the technical...

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28 Aug 2004

This bulletin describes the population patterns of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Australia today using data obtained from regional registers and national databases.

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24 Aug 2004

This is the first report against the refined set of indicators endorsed by the Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council in 2000, and the fourth time that all jurisdictions have reported against a set of national performance indicators for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. AHMAC...

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03 Aug 2004

Birth anomalies remain a significant public health problem in Australia. Despite this, we do not have quality national data on birth anomalies in Australia. In response to the AIHW's continuing commitment to birth anomalies as a core data collection, a review was conducted over the last year...

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29 Jul 2004

This report is the fifth annual compilation of national data on this Australian government funded program designed to provide assistance to enable frail or older people with complex care needs to continue living in the community. The aim of this report is to highlight the characteristics of care...

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16 Jul 2014

In 2011, Indigenous households were about half as likely as other Australian households to own their home and more than 3 times as likely to be overcrowded, finds this report.

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Indigenous households about half as likely to own their own home...

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11 Jul 2014

Summary: This report presents data on Australia's public sector medical indemnity claims, and public and private sector claims combined, from 2008-09 to 2012-13. The data do not include public sector claims for Western Australia, which did not report its claims data for 2010-11...

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09 Jul 2014

This paper describes the development, and presents the results, of an area-based index that measures access to General Practitioners relative to the need for primary health care for both the Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations of Australia.

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In recent...

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09 Jul 2014

Indigenous children are over represented in areas where child safety and security are compromised, argues this report.

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National data show that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are over-represented in various aspects of child safety compared...

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08 Jul 2014

This report examines the most frequent causes of hospitalisations due to injury sustained by Australians, aged 65 years or older, during the period 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012.

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As Australia's population gets older, increasing numbers of older people are...

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04 Jul 2014

In 2012–13, Australian governments spent $7.2 billion on disability support services under the National Disability Agreement. More than 312,500 people used services during this time.

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This bulletin presents data collected in the Disability Services National...

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01 Jul 2014

Summary: Cancer incidence in Australia is projected to rise due to an expected increase in both the underlying cancer rates and in the Australian population over the age of 65. As a result, planning for cancer treatment services must anticipate future trends and age structures...

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26 Jun 2014

The pattern of coronary heart disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Indigenous Australians differs to that in non-Indigenous Australians. This paper shows that Indigenous Australians have higher hospitalisation and death rates for these conditions than non-Indigenous Australians,...

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25 Jun 2014

Australia’s health 2014 is the 14th biennial health report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

This edition combines analytical feature articles on highly topical health issues with short statistical snapshots in the following areas:

  • Understanding health and
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24 Jun 2014

This report examines the characteristics and service use of people who accessed both Disability Services and Home and Community Care programs in 2010–11, finding that people using both programs required higher, more complex and diverse supports, and relied on a wide range of complementary...

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