Australia’s health 2014—in brief presents highlights from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s 14th biennial report
on the nation’s health.
ISBN 978-1-74249-576-7; Cat. no. AUS 181; 66pp.; $15
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Publication table of contents
- Preliminary material
- Title and verso pages
- Table of contents
- More paths to information online
- Body section
- Section 1 The good news
- Living longer
- Feelin' all right
- Smoking rates still falling, fewer people drinking
- Vaccination rates getting better
- Cancer death rates falling, survival improving
- Fewer heart attacks and strokes
- Asthma and COPD death rates improving
- Injury deaths down
- Section 2 Could do better
- Chronic problems for the future
- Mental disorders
- Too much weight, not enough exercise
- Diabetes on the rise
- Eating well?
- Some problems with alcohol and drugs
- Dementia numbers rising
- Section 3 Life stages
- Our population is growing and ageing
- Mothers and babies
- Childhood (5-14 years)
- Young people (15-24 years)
- Working age (25-64 years)
- How are we dying?
- Section 4 Not faring so well
- Promising signs, but room for improvementin Indigenous health
- Section 5Behind the scenes
- How large is the Indigenous health gap?
- What are the causes of the health gap?
- Rural and remote areas
- Socioeconomic disadvantage
- Health of people with disability
- Section 5 Behind the scenes
- Primary health care and prevention
- Bulk-billing, medical practitioners and insurance
- Call an ambulance
- More people treated on time in emergency departments
- Waiting for elective surgery
- Section 6 What lies ahead?
- The increasing costs of the health system
- 'Australia's greatest health challenge'-chronic diseases
- Information needs for the future
AIHW 2014. Australia's health 2014—in brief. Australia's health no. 14. Cat. no. AUS 181. Canberra: AIHW.