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released: 27 Oct 2014 author: AIHW

This report provides information on antenatal care, live births, low birthweight babies, hospitalisations (all and selected causes), disability, mortality, child protection, juvenile justice, alcohol and other drug use and aged care for 29 remote Indigenous communities. Where possible, data are presented at the jurisdictional and national level, and time series data provided for comparison. This information was compiled to inform an evaluation of the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Service Delivery (NPA RSD), conducted in 2013.

ISBN 978-1-74249-651-1; Cat. no. IHW 142; 67pp.; Internet only


Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • Data issues to consider
      • Methods
      • Data quality
    • 2 Health indicators for RSD communities
      • Antenatal care
      • Births
      • Low birthweight babies
      • Hospitalisations
      • Disability
      • Mortality
      • Child protection
      • Juvenile justice supervision
      • Alcohol and other drug treatment
      • Aged care
    • 3 Discussion
      • Assessing the impact of programs
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Tables
    • Appendix B: Methods
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Related publications

Notes and corrections

  1. (21 January 2015) Minor updates made. Previous version, released on 27 October 2014: Health indicators for Remote Service Delivery communities: a summary report (1.6KB PDF)

Recommended citation

AIHW 2014. Health indicators for Remote Service Delivery communities: a summary report. Cat. no. IHW 142. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 20 August 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=60129548650>.

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