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Drowning and other injuries related to aquatic activities at ages 55 years and older in Australia

About 100 people aged 55 years or older die by drowning each year in Australia. About another 75 per year are admitted to hospital following non-fatal drowning. About one-third of these cases have characteristics that suggest that they were severe. Of the drowning deaths, about...
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Australian Burden of Disease Study 2015: fatal burden preliminary estimates (web report)

This data visualisation tool provides interactive data displays of preliminary deaths and fatal burden estimates by disease or injury in Australia as part of the Australian Burden of Disease Study 2015. It enables comparisons across age groups, sex and certain population groups. In addition, changes...
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Closing the Gap targets: 2017 analysis of progress and key drivers of change

This report provides detailed information and analyses on the Closing the Gap targets, including the key drivers of change underpinning these targets. This report provides context for policy debate and discussion for the Closing the Gap Refresh, a joint initiative of the Council of Australian...
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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia 2016–17: key findings (web report)

In 2016–17, 836 publicly-funded alcohol and other drug treatment services provided just over 200,000 treatment episodes to an estimated 127,000 clients.
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Indigenous eye health measures 2017 (web report)

This web report is an online presentation of the latest Indigenous eye health data. The report compiles data from a range of sources to provide a comprehensive picture of Indigenous eye health.
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National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: monitoring report 2018

The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) began in 2006. It aims to reduce the morbidity and mortality from bowel cancer by actively recruiting and screening the eligible target population aged 50–74 for early detection or prevention of the disease. This monitoring report is the...
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Cervical screening in Australia 2018

The National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) aims to reduce cervical cancer cases, illness and death from cervical cancer in Australia. Cervical screening in Australia 2018 is the latest annual monitoring report for the NCSP, presenting key data for women screened in 2015 and 2016 (prior...
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Australian hospital statistics 2007-08

This report presents a broad range of information about types of admissions to and expenditure in Australian public and private hospitals. In 2007-08 there were: 7.9 million hospitalisations , 60% of these were in public acute hospitals; 566,000 admissions from public hospital elective surgery waiting...
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Oral health of health cardholders attending for dental care in the private and public sectors

Health cardholders such as age pensioners and the unemployed have government entitlement cards and are eligible for public dental care. Health cardholders who visit a public dentist have a similar level of oral health and receive similar dental care as those who visit a private...
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Australia's children: their health and wellbeing 2002

This report brings together information from a wide range of state / territory and commonwealth sources to reveal a national picture of the health status of Australian children. It attempts to integrate the social and environmental determinants of health, with the outcomes in terms of...