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Acute lower respiratory infections in Indigenous and non-Indigenous children

 

Overview

This project investigated acute lower respiratory infections (ALRI) in hospitalised Indigenous and non-Indigenous children.

This included conducting a comparison between the two populations of the:

The study concluded that ALRI was a significant cause of paediatric morbidity with infants and Indigenous populations suffering the highest burden.

The results of this project provided evidence to inform strategies for the development of appropriate interventions to move towards the goal of ALRI prevention.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Contacts

Telethon Kids Institute
100 Roberts Road
Subiaco WA 6008
PO Box 855
West Perth WA 6872
Ph: (08) 9489 7777
Fax: (08) 9489 7700
Email: enquire@telethonkids.org.au

Related publications

Moore H (2011)

Acute lower respiratory infections (ALRI) in Indigenous and non-Indigenous children.

Australasian Epidemiologist; 18(1): 15-20

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Last updated: 10 June 2015
 
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