Zhiqiang Wang

Journal article

Trends in health status and chronic disease risk factors over 10–14 years in a remote Australian community: a matched pair study

Objective: To determine trends in health status over a 10-year interval in a high-risk remote Australian Aboriginal community. Methods: Two health surveys were performed, one between 1992 and 1997 and the other between 2004 and 2006, on people aged five years or older. Outcomes were...

Suicide in the Northern Territory, 1981–2002

Before 1990, suicide was rare among Indigenous men living in the Northern Territory, and almost unheard of in Indigenous women. Then something changed. Measey and colleagues document 20 years of suicide statistics in the NT, revealing a disturbing trend among young Indigenous men.