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released: 5 Nov 2015 author: AIHW

This report gives the latest information on how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Queensland are faring according to a range of measures of health status and outcomes, determinants of health and health system performance. Indicators are based on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework. The report highlights the main areas of improvement and continuing concern.

ISBN 978-1-74249-857-7; Cat. no. IHW 166; 302pp.; $37

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminaries
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Demographic information
  • Structure of this report
  • Body
    • 1.01 Low birthweight
    • 1.02 Top reasons for hospitalisation
    • 1.03 Injury and poisoning
    • 1.04 Respiratory disease
    • 1.05 Circulatory disease
    • 1.06 Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease
    • 1.07 High blood pressure
    • 1.08 Cancer
    • 1.09 Diabetes
    • 1.10 Kidney disease
    • 1.11 Oral health
    • 1.12 HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections
    • 1.13 Community functioning
    • 1.14 Disability
    • 1.15 Ear health
    • 1.16 Eye health
    • 1.17 Perceived health status
    • 1.18 Social and emotional wellbeing
    • 1.19 Life expectancy at birth
    • 1.20 Infant and child mortality
    • 1.21 Perinatal mortality
    • 1.22 All-causes age-standardised death rates
    • 1.23 Leading causes of mortality
    • 1.24 Avoidable and preventable deaths
    • 2.01 Housing
    • 2.02 Access to functional housing with utilities
    • 2.03 Environmental tobacco smoke
    • 2.04 Literacy and numeracy
    • 2.05 Education outcomes for young people
    • 2.06 Educational participation and attainment of adults
    • 2.07 Employment
    • 2.08 Income
    • 2.09 Index of disadvantage
    • 2.10 Community safety
    • 2.11 Contact with the criminal justice system
    • 2.12 Child protection
    • 2.13 Transport
    • 2.14 Indigenous people with access to their traditional lands
    • 2.15 Tobacco use
    • 2.16 Risky alcohol consumption
    • 2.17 Drug and other substance use including inhalants
    • 2.18 Physical activity
    • 2.19 Dietary behaviour
    • 2.20 Breastfeeding practices
    • 2.21 Health behaviours during pregnancy
    • 2.22 Overweight and obesity
    • 3.01 Antenatal care
    • 3.02 Immunisation
    • 3.03 Health promotion
    • 3.04 Early detection and early treatment
    • 3.05 Chronic disease management
    • 3.06 Access to hospital procedures
    • 3.07 Selected potentially preventable hospital admissions
    • 3.08 Cultural competency
    • 3.09 Discharge against medical advice
    • 3.10 Access to mental health services
    • 3.11 Access to alcohol and drug services
    • 3.12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the health workforce
    • 3.13 Competent governance
    • 3.14 Access to services compared with need
    • 3.15 Access to prescription medicines
    • 3.16 Access to after-hours primary health care
    • 3.17 Regular GP or health service
    • 3.18 Care planning for chronic diseases
    • 3.19 Accreditation
    • 3.20 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians training for health-related disciplines
    • 3.21 Expenditure on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health compared to need
    • 3.22 Recruitment and retention of staff
  • End matter
    • Appendix 1: Data sources
    • References
    • List of figures
    • Related publications

Recommended citation

AIHW 2015. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2014 report: Queensland. Cat. no. IHW 166. Canberra: AIHW.

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