4704.0 - The Health and Welfare of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, Oct 2010
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians experience higher rates of disability and long-term health conditions than do other Australians. Disability can affect people in a number of life areas, including the capacity to go to school, work and earn an income, and to participate in everyday activities.
This article provides a range of information on disability status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, drawing on data from the 2008 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS). Topics covered in this article include: