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released: 21 Jun 2012 author: AIHW media release

'Australia's health 2012' is the thirteenth biennial health report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. It is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of national information on health in Australia. It provides answers to questions such as: - How healthy are Australians? - What major milestones affect health over the life course? - How can we protect and promote good health? - What are the major causes of illness? - How do we treat people who are sick? - Where do our health dollars come fromand where do they go? - Who works in health? - What is being done to find out more about our health?

ISSN 1032-6138; ISBN 978-1-74249-305-3; Cat. no. AUS 156; 628pp.; $60

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Preface
    • Acknowledgements
    • Summary
    • About Australia’s health 2012
    • New in 2012
    • Common terms
    • Quality assurance
  • Body section
    • 1: Australia’s health in context
    • 2: Living and dying in Australia
    • 3: How healthy are Australians?
    • 4: Protecting and promoting health
    • 5: Health behaviours and risks
    • 6: Causes of ill health
    • 7: Treating ill health
    • 8: The economics of health
    • 9: Health workforce
    • 10: Supporting Australia’s health: research and information
  • End matter
    • Methods and conventions
    • Symbols
    • Abbreviations
    • Glossary
    • Index

Recommended citation

AIHW 2012. Australia's health 2012. Australia's health no. 13. Cat. no. AUS 156. Canberra: AIHW.