4821.0.55.001 - Cardiovascular Disease in Australia: A Snapshot, 2004-05  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 15/09/2006   
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This article provides a brief overview of the prevalence, risk factors, hospitalisations and trends in morbidity for cardiovascular disease in Australia principally using data drawn from the National Health Survey (NHS) 2004-05. Some data is also provided on specific cardiovascular conditions and a subset of cardiovascular conditions referred to in this article as heart, stroke and vascular conditions.