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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2014 reports include a detailed national analysis, plus jurisdiction-specific reports for South Australia, Western Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, and the Northern Territory.

These reports provide the latest information on how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are faring according to 68 measures in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework. These measures are structured under 3 categories:

  • Tier 1: health status and outcomes
  • Tier 2: determinants of health
  • Tier 3: health system performance.

Resources


HPF dash 1 - death rate gap decreasing PNG

15%

is the reduction in the gap in the death rate between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians between 1998 and 2013.


HPF dash 2 - 1 in 2 Indigenous mothers smoked in pregnancy PNG

1 in 2

Indigenous mothers smoked during pregnancy in 2011, compared with 1 in 8 non-Indigenous mothers.


HPF dash 3 - 3.1 million episodes of care by Indigenous primary health care organisations PNG

3.1 million

episodes of care were delivered by Australian Government funded Indigenous primary health care organisations in 2012–13.


HPF dash 4 - 59% Indgenous aged 20-24 attained Year 12 PNG

59%

of Indigenous Australians aged 20–24 in 2012–13 had attained at least Year 12 or equivalent, compared with 86% of non-Indigenous Australians of this age.


HPF dash 5 - 91% Indigenous children fully immunised at age 2 PNG

91%

of Indigenous children are fully immunised at age 2.


HPF dash 6 - 11% more cancer deaths for Indigenous Australians PNG

11%

is the increase in the rate of cancer deaths for Indigenous Australians between 2006 and 2012. The rate for non-Indigenous Australians decreased by 5% during this time.


HPF dash 7 - 8 times more Indigenous leave hospitals against advice PNG

4%

of hospitalisations of Indigenous Australians end with the patient leaving against medical advice, compared with 0.5% of hospitalisations of non-Indigenous Australians.


HPF dash 8 - 1 in 8 Indgenous babies were low birthweight PNG

1 in 8

babies born to Indigenous mothers in 2011 were of low birthweight.