Burden of disease

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Report

Dementia in Australia 2021: summary report

This summary report provides a picture of dementia in Australia, including the latest statistics on dementia prevalence, burden of disease, deaths, expenditure, as well as the use of health and aged care services among people with dementia and information on carers of people with dementia.
Report

The first year of COVID-19 in Australia: direct and indirect health effects

This report looks at the direct and indirect health effects of COVID-19 in Australia. It includes information on case numbers, deaths and burden of disease, as well as the impact on other diseases, health services, changes in health behaviours and social determinants.
Briefing paper

Australian Burden of Disease Study 2018: key findings

Every year in Australia, millions of years of healthy life are lost because of injury, illness or premature deaths in the population. This loss of healthy life is called the ‘burden of disease’. This report contains key findings from the forthcoming Australian Burden of Disease...
Report

Australia’s Health Tracker by socioeconomic status 2021

This report card looks at the health of adult Australians by socioeconomic status in relation to preventable chronic diseases, the major risk factors for chronic diseases and premature deaths from those diseases and suicide.
Briefing paper

Managing the long term health consequences of COVID-19 in Australia

This paper argues that Australian governments should consider an effective and proportionate value-based response to COVID-19, and its longer-term health consequences, that considers patient health outcomes and costs.
Report

Exploring the definition of chronic conditions for collective monitoring in Australia 2021

Chronic conditions are the focus of significant research and policy interest in Australia. There is an ongoing need to review, refine and reassess how chronic conditions should be monitored. This paper summarises an approach by the AIHW National Centre for Monitoring Chronic Conditions to define...
Report

Mental health: Productivity Commission inquiry report

The report discusses some key influences on Australian people’s mental health, examines the effect of mental health on people’s ability to participate and prosper in the community and workplace, and implications more generally for the economy and productivity. It makes recommendations to the Australian and...
Briefing paper

The costs of epilepsy in Australia: a productivity based analysis

Approximately 45.9 million people worldwide have active epilepsy. Studies show that compared to people without epilepsy, people with epilepsy have a significantly higher use of healthcare services. This briefing outlines important data for community organisations to advocate for better supports for people diagnosed and living...
Journal article

Exposure to family and domestic violence is associated with increased childhood hospitalisations

This study used de-identified individual-level linked administrative data of children born 1987–2010, in Western Australia, who were exposed to FDV in the prenatal period (12 months prior to birth) to five years of age (early years). Exposed children have an increased likelihood for hospitalisation than...
Report

Overweight and obesity among Australian children and adolescents

Overweight and obesity affects 25% of Australian children and adolescents, and is associated with poorer health and wellbeing and higher health-care costs. Many factors contribute to the development of overweight and obesity, including environmental influences and individual behaviours.