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Lower than expected morbidity and mortality for an Australian Aboriginal population: 10-year follow-up in a decentralised community

10 Mar 2008
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Contributors to lower than expected morbidity and mortality are likely to include the nature of primary health care services, which provide regular outreach to outstation communities, as well as the decentralised mode of outstation living (with its attendant benefits for physical activity, diet and limited access to alcohol), and social factors, including connectedness to culture, family and land, and opportunities for self-determination.

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2008
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