Report

Overview of the health of Indigenous people in Western Australia 2013

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Drawing on statistics and other published and unpublished materials, this report provides up-to-date, detailed information about the health of Indigenous people in Western Australia in 2013.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This WA Overview draws on statistics and other published and unpublished materials to provide up-to-date, detailed information about the health of Indigenous people in WA in 2013.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

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