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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...
This report was commissioned by the New South Wales (NSW) Child Death Review Team (CDRT) to:
• Describe child deaths in NSW from diseases for which a vaccine is currently available in Australia, over the period 2005 to 2014; and
• Provide recommendations...
This report card looks at the health of adult Australians by socio-economic status in relation to chronic diseases, risk factors and rates of death.
In 2012–13, hospital admitted patient expenditure was estimated at $45.0 billion, and accounted for almost one third (31%) of total health expenditure.
Australia's 12 million males (in 2016) experience varying health outcomes across population characteristics like Indigenous status, remoteness, socioeconomic disadvantage and age.
Australia's 12 million females experience varying health outcomes across population characteristics like Indigenous status, remoteness, socioeconomic disadvantage and age.
Diabetes mellitus is having a considerable impact on the health and well-being of Māori and Pacific people in New Zealand (NZ). The prevalence of diabetic nephropathy is high in these groups, who also have a heightened risk of progression to end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Good...
This thesis focuses on the influence transnationalism has upon the health of Cook Islanders. Central to this enquiry is the relationship between Cook Islanders’ population mobility and the unequal burden of diseases such as TB and type 2 diabetes. The research explores the contextual and...
Gout is a common disease caused by immune response to monosodium urate (MSU) crystal deposition in articular or periarticular tissues and in the renal tract after chronic hyperuricemia (uric acid levels exceeding 7mg/dL). Gout generally progresses in three clinical stages: asymptomatic hyperuricemia (elevated serum urate...