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4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 1995  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/06/1995   
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State summary tables


HEALTH STATUS

UnitsYears
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Male life expectancy at birth years1993
74.8
75.4
75.1
75.0
75.1
73.9
69.2
76.2
75.0
Female life expectancy at birthyears1993
80.8
81.1
81.0
80.5
81.2
80.1
73.8
82.3
80.9
Total number of deaths '0001993
43.1
31.2
20.0
11.5
10.3
3.6
0.8
1.1
121.6
Crude death rate (per 1,000 population)no.1993
7.2
7.0
6.4
7.9
6.2
7.7
4.5
3.7
6.9
Standardised death rate (per 1,000 population) no.1993
6.7
6.5
6.5
6.8
6.6
7.2
10.0
5.9
6.6
Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) no.1993
6.2
5.4
7.0
5.2
5.9
5.9
15.3
4.3
6.1
Perinatal mortality rate (per 1,000 live births)no.1993
8.5
7.5
8.1
7.6
7.3
9.5
19.3
7.2
8.2



CAUSES OF DEATH

UnitsYears
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Ischaemic heart disease death rate (per 100,000 population)no.1993
178
164
166
199
149
174
54
75
168
Cancer death rate (per 100,000 population)no.1993
191
194
172
203
167
196
94
116
185
Road accident death rate (per 100,000 population)no.1993
9
10
13
14
13
13
24
4
11
Suicide death rate (per 100,000 population)no.1993
12
11
12
11
13
18
13
9
12
AIDS related death rate (per 100,000 population)no.1993
7
3
3
2
2
1
3
2
4



RISK FACTORS

UnitsYears
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

High risk drinkers (of persons 18 years and over)%1989-90
4.7
3.7
4.9
3.9
3.7
2.8
9.1
5.2
4.3
Current smokers (of persons 18 years and over)%1989-90
28.8
27.6
28.4
27.8
28.1
28.8
39.8
30.3
28.4
Acceptable weight (of person 18 years and over)%1989-90
48.3
48.3
47.3
46.5
48.2
48.2
40.7
52.8
48.0
Fully immunised children aged six years (of six year olds)%1989-90
64.7
67.0
76.4
68.8
73.2
61.8
71.7
72.2
68.7



SERVICES

UnitsYears
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Average Medicare services processed per personno.1993-94
11.2
9.9
9.8
9.8
8.9
8.9
6.1
8.5
10.1
Acute hospital beds per 1,000 populationno.1992-93
4.3
4.3
4.6
5.1
4.0
4.6
4.3
3.3
4.4
Average length of stay in hospitaldays1992-93
4.7
4.7
4.7
5.0
4.7
4.9
5.0
4.7
4.8
Doctors per 100,000 populationno.1991
239
235
212
256
206
204
210
238
230



EXPENDITURE

expenditureUnitsYears
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Persons with private health insurance (of population)%1992
50.0
46.6
38.3
54.4
53.3
50.0
44.7
53.7
47.8



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