1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2012  
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Australian Social Trends, March 2009, "Mental health" (4102.0)

Australian Social Trends, Sep 2009, "Children who are overweight or obese" (4102.0), quoting Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Risk Factor Monitoring, A Rising Epidemic: Obesity in Australian Children and Adolescents, Canberra, 2004

Causes of Death, Australia, 2009 (3303.0)

Deaths, Australia, 2010 (3302.0)

Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2009 (4430.0)

Information Paper: Use of the Kessler Psychological Distress Scale in ABS Health Surveys, Australia, 2007-08 (4817.0.55.001)

Measures of Australia's Progress, 2010 (1370.0)

National Health Survey: Summary of Results, Australia, 2007–08 (4364.0)

National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing: Summary of Results, 2007 (4326.0)


Access Economics 2008, The growing cost of obesity in 2008: three years on, Diabetes Australia
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Begg, S, Vos, T, Barker, B, Stevenson, C, Stanley, L and Lopez, AD 2007, The burden of disease and injury in Australia 2003, AIHW PHE 82

Department of Health and Ageing 2011, National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System

Econtech 2007, Economic modelling of the net costs associated with non-participation in sport and physical activity, Canberra: Econtech.

Healy, G, Wijndaele, K, Dunstan, D, Shaw, J, Salmon, J and Zimmet, P et al 2008, Objectively measured sedentary time, physical activity, and metabolic risk: the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab), Diabetes Care, 2008:31.2:369–71

ICD-10 – The World Health Organisation (WHO), International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision

K10 – Kessler 10 Psychological Distress Scale (see ABS, Information Paper: Use of the Kessler Psychological Distress Scale in ABS Health Surveys, Australia, 2007–08 (4817.0.55.001))

Liu, R H 2003, "Health benefits of fruit and vegetables are from additive and synergistic combinations of phytochemicals", American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 78, No. 3, 517S–520S, September 2003

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs 2011, OECD Health Data 2011

Private Health Insurance Administration Council 2011, Quarterly Statistics

PubMed Health 2011, Hypertension

SF-12 – QualityMetric Short-Form Health Survey

The Kirby Institute 2011, HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia Annual Surveillance Report 2011

World Health Organization
1999, Obesity, preventing and managing the global epidemic: report of a WHO consultation


Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA)


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Statistics contained in the Year Book are the most recent available at the time of preparation. In many cases, the ABS website and the websites of other organisations provide access to more recent data. Each Year Book table or graph and the bibliography at the end of each chapter provides hyperlinks to the most up to date data release where available.