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released: 25 Feb 2014 author: AIHW media release

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) makes a considerable impact on the health of Australians and has the highest level of health-care expenditure of any disease group. Between 2000-01 and 2008-09, health-care expenditure allocated to CVD increased by 48% from $5,207 million to $7,717 million. The health-care sector with the largest increase (55%) was hospital admitted patients.

ISBN 978-1-74249-541-5; Cat. no. CVD 65; 61pp.; $13

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
      • Main findings
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Methods and limitations
      • The AIHW Disease Expenditure Database
    • 3 How much is spent on cardiovascular diseases?
      • Overall expenditure
      • Expenditure by health-care sector
    • 4 Expenditure by age and sex
      • All cardiovascular diseases
      • Coronary heart disease
      • Stroke
      • Other cardiovascular diseases
    • 5 Where does the money go?
      • All cardiovascular diseases
      • Coronary heart disease
      • Stroke
      • Other cardiovascular diseases
    • 6 Expenditure per hospitalisation
      • All cardiovascular diseases
      • Coronary heart disease
      • Stroke
      • Other cardiovascular diseases
    • 7 Changes in expenditure over time
      • Trends in overall expenditure
      • Trends in expenditure by health-care sector
    • 8 Discussion
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A Classification of diseases
      • Appendix B Cardiovascular diseases and associated risk factors
      • Appendix C Data quality statement
      • Appendix D Detailed statistical tables
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes

Recommended citation

AIHW 2014. Health care expenditure on cardiovascular diseases 2008-09. Cat. no. CVD 65. Canberra: AIHW.

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