4727.0.55.006 - Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: Updated Results, 2012–13  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/06/2014  First Issue
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Information about the prevalence and types of long-term health conditions in Australia is important for healthcare planning. An understanding of trends in long-term health conditions enables the effectiveness of health prevention initiatives to be assessed and also enables planning for future service provision.

Updated results are provided for the following long-term health conditions:

  • Diabetes and high sugar levels
  • Heart and circulatory diseases
  • Kidney disease.