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released: 1 Aug 2013 author: AIHW media release

This report is the fourth in a series on the health of Australia's males. It continues and completes the life course by focusing on males aged 25 and over. Findings include: -Males aged 25 and over in 2011 can expect, on average, to live to 80 or over. -One in 10 males aged 50-59 (11%) and 60-69 (10%) are, on a daily basis, at risk of injury resulting from excessive alcohol Employed -males are less likely to rate their health as fair or poor (11%) compared with unemployed males (37%) and males not in the labour force (41%).

ISSN 2201-8441; ISBN 978-1-74249-433-3; Cat. no. PHE 169; 64pp.; $12

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 The story so far: birth to young adulthood
    • 3 The twenties and beyond at a glance
    • 4 Life and death
    • 5 Body weight
    • 6 Tobacco, alcohol and drugs
    • 7 Marital status and health
    • 8 Sexual and reproductive health
    • 9 Employment status and health
    • 10 Workplace health
    • 11 Hospitalisations
    • 12 Mental health and related services
    • 13 Disability, caring and related services
    • 14 Healthy ageing
    • 15 Chronic conditions
  • End matter
    • References

Recommended citation

AIHW 2013. The health of Australia's males: 25 years and over. Cat. no. PHE 169. Canberra: AIHW.

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