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|Institution||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Date||15 June 2012|
|Report number||AIHW Catalogue no PHE 160|
This report examines the health of Australian males, in particular five population groups including men of different characteristics relating to: Indigenous status, remoteness, socioeconomic disadvantage, region of birth, and age.
Detailed information is provided on the five population groups including:
Some of the key findings in relation to Indigenous males were:
This report is the second in a series about male health in Australia, the report was the first to be funded under the National male health policy launched in 2010. It recognises the distinct health needs of males and the concerns related to their biology and roles in society. These needs being illustrated by the different rates of injury, illness and mortality, attitudes towards health and risks, and the way each group uses health services.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract