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4704.0 - The Health and Welfare of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, 2008  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/04/2008   
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CONTENTS

Summary Contents

Introduction
      AIM
      DATA SOURCES
      DATA ISSUES
    Demographic, social and economic context
      INTRODUCTION
      DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS
      POPULATION CHARACTERISTICS
      SUMMARY
    Education and Health
      INTRODUCTION
      SCHOOL RETENTION
      EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
      EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND INCOME
      LINKS BETWEEN EDUCATION AND HEALTH
      SUMMARY
    Housing Circumstances
      INTRODUCTION
      HOUSING TENURE
      HOUSING ASSISTANCE
      HOUSEHOLD TYPES AND SIZE
      HOUSING COSTS
      HOUSING AND HEALTH
      HOMELESSNESS
      SUMMARY
    Disability and Carers
      INTRODUCTION
      COMPARISON OF 2006 CENSUS AND 2002 NATSISS DISABILITY MEASURES
      NEED FOR ASSISTANCE
      NEED FOR ASSISTANCE BY SOCIOECONOMIC INDICATORS
      CARERS
      SUMMARY
    Mothers and Children
      INTRODUCTION
      INDIGENOUS FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES
      INDIGENOUS MOTHERS
      BABIES AND CHILDREN
      HEALTHY CHILD DEVELOPMENT
      SUMMARY
    Health Status
      INTRODUCTION
      SELF-ASSESSED HEALTH
      HEALTH CONDITIONS AND ILLNESS
      SPECIFIC CAUSES OF ILL-HEALTH
      SUMMARY
    Health Risk Factors
      INTRODUCTION
      RISK FACTORS AND SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS
      SMOKING
      ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION
      ILLICIT SUBSTANCE USE
      OVERWEIGHT/OBESITY
      POOR NUTRITION
      PHYSICAL INACTIVITY
      EXPOSURE TO VIOLENCE
      MULTIPLE RISK FACTORS
      SUMMARY
    Mortality
      INTRODUCTION
      DATA QUALITY AND AVAILABILITY
      LIFE EXPECTANCY
      DEATHS 2001–2005
      YEARS OF LIFE LOST (YLL)
      CAUSE OF DEATH
      TRENDS IN MORTALITY
      SUMMARY
    Health Services—Provision, Access and Use
      INTRODUCTION
      PROVISION OF HEALTH SERVICES
      ACCESS TO HEALTH SERVICES
      CURRENT AND FUTURE INDIGENOUS HEALTH AND WELFARE/COMMUNITY SERVICES WORKFORCE
      USE OF HEALTH SERVICES
      SUMMARY
    Community Services
      INTRODUCTION
      CHILD CARE
      CHILD PROTECTION
      ADOPTION
      JUVENILE JUSTICE
      DISABILITY SERVICES
      AGED CARE
      SUMMARY
    Torres Strait Islander Peoples
      INTRODUCTION
      DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS
      SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS
      HEALTH INDICATORS
      SUMMARY


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