Organisation

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Acronym
AIHW
Owning Institution

Items authored

Research report

13 Jul 2016

Skin cancer in Australia provides comprehensive national information and statistics on skin cancer. It includes the latest available data and estimates to 2016, as well as trends over time. The report also describes risk factors, and presents a section on the limitations of non- melanoma...

Research report

11 Jul 2016

Summary

This report examines the pharmacological management of type 2 diabetes in older Australians, using linked data from the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and the National Diabetes Services Scheme. It explores, by age and time since diabetes diagnosis, supply patterns of blood glucose lowering...

Research report

5 Jul 2016

This report provides information about children and young people aged 0–24 who were hospitalised as a result of poisoning in Australia. Almost half (49%) of all cases occurred among 18–24 year olds and a quarter among 15–17 year olds (26%). The highest rate of poisoning...

Working paper

4 Jul 2016

This working paper analyses 11 years of national hospitalisation data to derive the estimated rate of peripartum hysterectomy in Australia in recent years and examine the rates of diagnoses for particular conditions contributing to peripartum hysterectomy. This is part of the National Maternity Data Development...

Research report

28 Jun 2016

This report assesses the health effects of mandatory folic acid and iodine fortification, introduced to help reduce the prevalence of neural tube defects and address the re emergence of iodine deficiency in the population.

Summary

At the request of the then Australia...

Items published

Fact sheet

31 Aug 2016

This fact sheet examines Australian and international approaches to youth justice.

International agreements, standards and guidelines

Over the past couple of decades, many countries have developed or revised their youth justice policies and practices.

A major influencing factor has been the...

Fact sheet

31 Aug 2016

In all states and territories, young people aged 10 and over can be charged with a criminal offence. Separate justice systems exist for young people and adults, each with specific legislation. In most cases, the upper age limit in the youth justice system is 17...

Fact sheet

31 Aug 2016

This fact sheet summarises the supervision histories (all available information on prior youth justice supervision) of young people who were under youth justice supervision during 2014–15.

Fact sheet

31 Aug 2016

This fact sheet provides information about the remoteness area and socioeconomic status of young people under supervision during 2014–15, based on their last known address.

Research report

22 Aug 2016

Describes the purposes, practices and capabilities of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare and sets out the ways that Australians can assess its performance.

Guide to this plan

This corporate plan is the primary strategic planning document for the Australian Institute...

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