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3303.0 - Causes of Death, Australia, 2010 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/03/2012   
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CANCER (C00-D48)

Cancer (C00-D48) was the underlying cause of one in five (495 or 19%) deaths of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons, with a rate ratio of 1.6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander deaths compared with non-Indigenous persons (279.1 and 177.3).

Trachea and lung cancers (C33-C34) were the third leading cause of death of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians in 2010 with 120 deaths. The sex ratio for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians who died from Trachea and lung cancers (C33-C34) in 2010 was 145 males per 100 females. The Trachea and lung cancers (C33-C34) rate ratio for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander deaths compared with the non-Indigenous population was 1.9 (65.9 and 33.9).





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