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Australia’s health is the AIHW’s report card on the health of Australians and the functioning of their health system. This page presents selected key findings from the 2012 report. For more information, see:


Infographic showing 1 in 6 assisted reproductive technology treatment cycles in in 2009 resulted in a live delivery .

1 in 6

assisted reproductive technology treatment cycles in in 2009 resulted in a live delivery

Infographic showing 15% of babies in Australia in 2010 were exclusively breastfed to around 6 months.

15%

of babies in Australia in 2010 were exclusively breastfed to around 6 months

Infographic showing 6% of households with dependent children in 2010 had someone who smoked inside the home, compared with 31% in 1995.

6%

of households with dependent children in 2010 had someone who smoked inside the home, compared with 31% in 1995

Infographic showing 7 in 10 eligible Australian girls received the recommended doses of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.

7 in 10

eligible Australian girls received the recommended doses of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine  

Infographic showing 6 times as many chlamydia infections were reported in Australia in 2011 as in 1994, when notifications began.

6x

as many chlamydia infections were reported in Australia in 2011 as in 1994, when notifications began

Infographic showing 70% of emergency department patients were seen within the recommended time in 2010-11.

70%

of emergency department patients were seen within the recommended time in 2010-11

Infographic showing 6 in 10 people who had a heart attack in 2009 survived, compared with less than half in 1997.

6 in 10

people who had a heart attack in 2009 survived, compared with less than half in 1997

Infographic showing 1 in 4 medical practitioners employed in Australia in 2009 were trained overseas.

1 in 4

medical practitioners employed in Australia in 2009 were trained overseas

Infographic showing 453,300  Australians suffered an injury severe enough to be admitted to hospital in 2009–10.

453,300

Australians suffered an injury severe enough to be admitted to hospital in 2009–10

Infographic showing 931 people benefited from 309 deceased organ donors in 2010.

931

people benefited from 309 deceased organ donors in 2010