Overview of Australian Indigenous health status 2012

29 Apr 2013

This Overview of Australian Indigenous health status provides information about: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations; the context of Indigenous health; various measures of population health status; selected health conditions; and health risk factors.


  • Introduction
  • The context of Indigenous health
  • Births and pregnancy outcome
  • Mortality
  • Hospitalisation
  • Selected health conditions
  • Health risk factors
  • Concluding comments
  • Glossary
  • Abbreviations



The overview also includes a Power Point slide show containing tables and key facts from the Overview which make an invaluable teaching resource.

The HealthInfoNet’s work in the area of translational research makes research and other information freely available via the Internet in a form that has immediate, practical utility for practitioners and policy makers enabling to make decisions based on the best available evidence.

MacRae A, Thomson N, Anomie, Burns J, Catto M, Gray C, Levitan L, McLoughlin N, Potter C, Ride K, Stumpers S, Trzesinski A, Urquhart B

Publication Details
Published year only: 
Subject Areas
Geographic Coverage