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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Acronym
AIHW
Owning Institution

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Research report

29 Sep 2016

This report presents midpoint data for several tobacco indicators using various data sources and collections years. The majority of indicators show that favourable progress has been made, particularly for exposure to tobacco smoke, uptake of smoking, transition to established smoking and regular smoking among young...

Research report

23 Sep 2016

Summary

This report presents the results of the Indigenous component of the Australian Burden of Disease Study 2011. It provides estimates of the total, non-fatal and fatal burden of disease and injuries for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population for 2011 and...

Research report

23 Sep 2016

This document provides a detailed description of the methods used to derive the fatal and non-fatal burden of disease (using the disability-adjusted life years, years lived with disability and years of life lost measures) for the Australian and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations for...

Research report

22 Sep 2016

Understanding how many people in each community need hospital treatment for mental health conditions, helps to identify local areas that may require more services and support.

This report focuses on the mental health of populations in small areas across Australia. It aims to assist...

Research report

20 Sep 2016

Summary

This report provides an overview of permanency planning and long-term care for children in out-of-home care, noting current concepts and describing available data and development work being undertaken to improve national reporting.

The importance of achieving permanency for children and young...

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Research report

27 Oct 2016

Summary

This report presents data from the second year of the pilot data collection on radiotherapy treatment which covers courses that started in 2014–15 and the waiting times for those treatments. Sixty-six out of 74 (89%) radiotherapy treatment sites in Australia provided data,...

Research report

21 Oct 2016

Over the last thirty years, policy direction, and consequently program development, has been influenced by a small number of underlying principles. These include that many older Australians: prefer to live in the community rather than in residential care; prefer to ‘age in place’ rather than...

Research report

21 Oct 2016

The National Aged Care Data Clearinghouse (NACDC) Data Dictionary provides an overview of the sources, content, common data concepts and data elements that underpin the NACDC’s analyses and outputs to facilitate consistency and transparency in aged care data.

Working paper

21 Oct 2016

The length of time care recipients spend accessing aged care is an important measure of demand for services and levels of service utilisation. Improving understanding of length of stay (LOS), particularly when compared across residential aged care and community-based care, can provide insight into service...

Working paper

21 Oct 2016

One-third of older Australians are from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds (ABS 2012). Knowing how this population group accesses aged care is a key issue in ensuring equitable and need-appropriate service delivery.

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has been funded...

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