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ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACT Australian Capital Territory
AIDS Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
AIHW Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
ARF Acute rheumatic fever
BEACH Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health
BMI Body mass index
CKD Chronic kidney disease
COAG Council of Australian Governments
CSOM Chronic suppurative otitis media
CVD Cardiovascular disease
DSM Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
DTP Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis
ESKD End-stage kidney disease
ESRD End-stage renal disease
FASD Foetal alcohol spectrum disorder
GDM Gestational diabetes mellitus
GP General practitioner
HAV Hepatitis A virus
HBV Hepatitis B virus
HCV Hepatitis C virus
HD Haemodialysis
Hib Haemophilus influenzae type b
HIV Human immunodeficiency virus
HPV Human papilloma virus
ICD International Classification of Diseases
IMR Infant mortality rate
IPD Invasive pneumococcal disease
KRT Kidney replacement therapy
LBW Low birthweight
MMR Measles, mumps, rubella
NATSIHS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey
NATSISS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey
NDA National Disability Agreement
NDR National Diabetes register
NDSHS National Drug Strategy Household Survey
NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council
NHS National Health Survey
NIEHS National Indigenous Eye Health Survey
NNDSS National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
NSW New South Wales
NT Northern Territory
OATSIH Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
OM Otitis media
PD Peritoneal dialysis
Qld Queensland
RHD Rheumatic heart disease
SA South Australia
SIDS Sudden infant death syndrome
SMR Standardised mortality ratio
STD Sexually transmitted disease; see STI
STI Sexually transmissible infection
Tas Tasmania
UV Ultraviolet
Vic Victoria
WA Western Australia
WAACHS Western Australian Aboriginal Child Health Survey
WHO World Health Organization
WHR Waist to hip ratio
 
Last updated: 10 October 2013
 
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