Report

Overview of the health of Indigenous people in Western Australia 2013

15 Sep 2013
Description

Drawing on statistics and other published and unpublished materials, this report provides up-to-date, detailed information about the health of Indigenous people in Western Australia in 2013.

Summary: This report provides comprehensive information specific to Western Australia (WA) on:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations
  • the context of Indigenous health
  • various measures of population health status
  • selected health conditions
  • health risk and protective factors.

This WA Overview draws on statistics and other published and unpublished materials to provide up-to-date, detailed information about the health of Indigenous people in WA in 2013. It highlights a number of improvements in certain aspects of Indigenous health, but underlines that ongoing work is needed to ‘close the gap’ in health status between Indigenous and other Australians.

Publication Details
Published year only: 
2013
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