Organisation

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Acronym
AIHW
Owning Institution

Items authored

Research report

20 Jul 2016

This report presents statistics on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP). This monitoring report is the first to measure the NBCSP using NBCSP key performance indicators. Of those who were invited to participate in the NBCSP between 1 January 2013 and 31 December 2014,...

Briefing paper

14 Jul 2016

Summary

Musculoskeletal conditions are a range of conditions that affect the bones, muscles and connective tissues. In this bulletin, the musculoskeletal conditions reported include osteoarthritis; rheumatoid arthritis; osteoporosis; back problems; gout and other inflammatory arthropathies (in ammation of one or more joints); and...

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...

Items published

Research report

13 Sep 2016

Australia’s health 2016 is the 15th biennial health report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. This edition profiles current health issues in a collection of feature articles and statistical snapshots that cover a range of areas, including: The health status of Australians; Health...

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.

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