Katherine A. Thurber

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Journal article

7 Dec 2017

An estimated 35 000 fewer Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults smoked every day in 2014–15 compared with if daily smoking remained at 2004–05 prevalence. This substantial reduction will lead to thousands of lives saved.

Journal article

11 Oct 2017

The number of smoking-related deaths among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians is predicted to continue to increase, and to peak over the next decade, resulting in thousands of premature deaths.

Research report

27 Mar 2014

Factors influencing obesity are not confined to the health portfolio, argues this paper. Instead the factors occur across portfolios including housing, education, employment, social welfare and community development.

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What is the problem?

Obesity rates are higher among Indigenous,...

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