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Australia’s health 2014 is the 14th biennial health report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
This edition combines analytical feature articles on highly topical health issues with short statistical snapshots in the following areas:Understanding health and illness; The Australian health...
Introduction: In 2010–11, there were 132 570 workers’ compensation claims for serious work-related injuries or illnesses. This equates to an incidence rate of 13.1 serious claims per 1000 employees.Preliminary data for 2011–12 show there were 128 050 serious workers’ compensation claims, which...
This is the first national Australian longitudinal population-based study to examine the prevalence and incidence of diabetes and its complications, as well as high blood pressure, heart disease and kidney disease.
Diabetes mellitus has become one of the most common...
This report finds that Australia's prisoners have significant health issues, with high rates of mental health problems, communicable diseases, alcohol misuse, smoking and illicit drug use.
The health of Australia's prisoners 2012 is the 3rd report relating to the National...
This framework guides and organises the systematic planning, implementation and evaluation of the National Centre for Monitoring Cancer's activities.
The National Centre for Monitoring Cancer (NCMC) was established in 2009 to monitor cancer rates and their impact and outcomes, as well as to identify...
This report examines negative health determinants, known as risk factors, and provides insights into their prevalence.
It examines the most common combinations of risk factors in the community, and highlights the potential for lifestyle behaviour changes that may lead to health gains for individuals...
This report provides a snapshot of the prevalence of mental illness in association with common chronic conditions in Australia in 2007.
Preventative health is a key element of national strategic health planning. The importance of preventing chronic physical conditions, such as heart disease, is well recognised, yet the role of prevention in one of our greatest emerging health challenges—increasing rates of dementia—remains poorly explored....
This snapshot of recent Australian research projects demonstrates the potential for primary health care research to improve the health of Australians.
Snapshot of Australian primary health care research 2010 is a collaborative venture involving representatives from PHC RIS, the Australian Government Department of Health...
This report provides the first comprehensive picture of health issues and inequalities facing Victorian men. It proposes a framework and priority areas for the first Victorian Men’s health and wellbeing strategy.
Men in Victoria enjoy an excellent level of health compared with international benchmarks,...