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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Release of the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health survey: first results, Australia, 2012-13

Date posted: 27 November 2013

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health survey: first results, Australia, 2012-13. The survey provides a platform for a range of new research into health determinants and patterns, supporting critical assessment of progress in 'closing the gap' in health outcomes between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous people.

The survey focuses on long-term health conditions, health risk factors, selected social and emotional wellbeing indicators, health measurements and health-related actions, and includes Indigenous people living in both remote and non-remote areas.

The survey expands on the information collected in previous Indigenous health surveys conducted by the ABS, and includes:

Some of the key findings of the survey include:

To view the full report, please refer to the links below.

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

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Belconnen ACT 2616
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Last updated: 2 December 2013
 
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