Katherine Thurber

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Katherine A. Thurber
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Strengths-based approaches for quantitative data analysis: a case study using the Australian Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children

This paper describes and empirically evaluates a set of strategies to support strengths-based quantitative analysis relating to Indigenous health and wellbeing.
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Review of tobacco use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

This review takes a strengths-based approach to examine tobacco use in detail, specifically in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander context.
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Deadly progress: changes in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adult daily smoking, 2004–2015

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.
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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoking epidemic: what stage are we at, and what does it mean

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.

Overweight and obesity among Indigenous children: individual and social determinants

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. Executive summary What is the problem? Obesity rates are higher among Indigenous, compared to non-Indigenous, Australians, and...