This document was added or updated on 28/11/2013.
Released nine additional data cubes containing information on selected health characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for Indigenous Regions. Topics are: long-term health conditions, disability, psychological distress, alcohol consumption, illicit substance use and family stressors. Key Findings for Indigenous Regions and glossary items for Disability and Indigenous Regions have also been added.
Amendment made to the structure of the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey page to direct users to the release schedule in the AATSIHS and AHS Users' Guides.
Amendments made to:
Table 6: Blindness (complete or partial) for non-Indigenous persons aged 15–24 years and Arthritis for non-Indigenous persons aged 0–14 and 15–24 years;
Table 8: Exercise levels data for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons and non-Indigenous persons and significance testing annotations;
Table 17: Data for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons and non-Indigenous persons and significance testing annotations.
|Amendments to Key Findings: Exercise levels - minor changes to some proportions and rate ratios. |
Contents - Exercise levels - minor changes to some proportions, rate ratios and data in graphs.
Amendments to Media Release: Increase in never smoked rate between 2002 and 2012-13.
Amendments made to:
Table 1 (footnotes);
Table 4 (footnotes for Current daily smoker);
Table 7 (footnotes);
Table 8 (BMI proportions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons and significance testing annotations);
Table 11 (2002 Totals and proportions and 3 significance testing annotations for 2012-13);
Table 12 (2002 Totals and proportions);
Table 14 (estimate for Consumed alcohol 12 or more months ago, 25-34 females and proportion for Total persons 15-24);
Table 15 (Totals and proportions and footnotes);
Table 17 (4 age standardised rates and rate ratios);
Table 19 (3 rate ratios and significance testing annotations);
Table 20 (proportion for 16-17 years does not drink milk and footnotes);
Table 24 (stub label footnote(b) annotation);
Table 25 (Diabetes and High/very high psychological distress data and smoking footnote).
Amendments to Media Release: Decline in daily smoking rate between 2002 and 2012-13.
Amendments to Key Findings: 2002 Smoking rate; Illicit substance use in last 12 months; Marijuana use in last 12 months; High intensity exercise; and Meets NPA target guidelines.
Contents - Health Risk Factors - Tobacco Smoking: 2002 Daily smoking rate (males, females and persons); 2002 Ex-smokers and Never smoked; and 2002 Non-remote Daily smoking rate; and 1 time series graph.
Contents - Health Risk Factors - Illicit substance use: Other than in last 12 months (males, females, persons, remote); In last 12 months (males, females, persons 15-24, 25-34); Marijuana use in last 12 months (males and persons); Never used an illicit substance (non-remote and remote); and both Graphs.
Glossary: Changed Dietary Guidelines reference from 'Usual intake of fruit' to 'Usual daily intake of fruit' and from 'Usual intake of vegetables' to 'Usual daily intake of vegetables'.
An additional data cube containing information on selected health characteristics of Torres Strait Islander people released.
Amendments made to the footnotes in Table 4 Selected health characteristics, by sex 2012-13-Australia. The enumeration commencement date for the 2012–13 AATSIHS corrected in the 'About the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey' section.
In the Key Findings, the final dot point in the Heart and circulatory diseases section now reads 'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were more likely than non-Indigenous people to have heart or circulatory diseases'. In the About the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey section, a missing word was inserted in the first paragraph.