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4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 1996  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/06/1996   
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State summary tables


HEALTH STATUS

Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Male life expectancy at birth
years
1994
74.9
75.6
74.8
75.1
75.6
73.2
69.1
76.7
75
Female life expectancy at birth
years
1994
80.9
81.2
80.9
81.3
81.2
79.8
73.6
81.5
80.9
Total number of deaths
'000
1994
44.8
32.4
21.7
11.7
10.3
3.9
0.8
1.2
126.7
Crude death rate (per 1,000 population)
no.
1994
7.4
7.2
6.8
8.0
6.1
8.3
4.5
4.1
7.1
Standardised death rate (per 1,000 population)
no.
1994
6.8
6.6
6.7
6.7
6.4
7.6
10.8
6.3
6.7
Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births)
no.
1994
6.3
5.1
6.2
4.7
5.6
7.5
11.3
4.7
5.9
Perinatal mortality rate (per 1,000 live births)
no.
1994
8.3
8.0
8.1
7.0
7.1
7.9
14.8
6.0
8.0


CAUSES OF DEATH

Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Ischaemic heart disease
standardised death rate (per 100,000 population)
no.
1994
163
151
173
166
150
174
179
143
161
Cancer standardised death rate (per 100,000 population)
no.
1994
178
187
177
180
179
198
227
175
181
Road accident standardised death rate (per 100,000 population)
no.
1994
10
9
13
11
14
12
23
10
11
Suicide standardised death rate (per 100,000 population)
no.
1994
13
11
14
11
13
15
* *
11
13
AIDS-related standardised death rate (per 100,000 population)
no.
1994
7
4
2
2
2
* *
* *
* *
4


RISK FACTORS

Units
Years
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 3 months to 6 years (of all children 3 months to 6 years)
%
1995
53.9
51.2
47.5
49.7
59.3
43.0
53.5
63.5
52.1


SERVICES

Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Average Medicare services processed per person
no.
1994-95
11.5
10.3
10.1
9.8
9.3
9.3
6.3
8.8
10.4
Acute hospital beds per 1,000 population
no.
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 hospital
days
1992-93
4.7
4.7
4.7
5.0
4.7
4.9
5.0
4.7
4.8
Doctors (per 100,000 population)
no.
1991
239
235
212
256
206
204
210
238
230


EXPENDITURE

re
Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Persons with private health insurance (of population)(a)
%
1994-95
37.2
34.3
31.3
34.3
37.3
37.3
13.8
na
35.0

(a) The Australian Capital Territory is included in New South Wales. The Northern Territory figure is understated because some funds include Northern Territory members in other states.



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