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released: 18 Nov 2015 author: AIHW

This report gives the latest information on how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in South Australia 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 978-1-74249-850-8; Cat. no. IHW 164; 297pp.; $37

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Publication table of contents

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

Recommended citation

AIHW 2015. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2014 report: South Australia. Cat. no. IHW 164. Canberra: AIHW.

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