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released: 1 Jul 1994 media release

Presents findings from a census of disabilities and handicaps among Aboriginal people living in the Taree region in New South Wales.

ISSN 1036 4838; ISBN 978 0 644 33077 0; Cat. no. AIHW 264; 31pp.; Internet only

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Disability and handicap among Aborigines of the Taree Area of NSW

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health series no. 9


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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgements
    • Summary
  • Chapters
    1. Introduction
    2. Methods
      • Study design
      • Data analysis
      • The structure of this report
    3. Results
      • Aboriginal households and usual residents
      • Number of people with disabilities and handicaps
      • The disabilities
      • The handicaps
      • Use of aids and receipt of assistance
    4. Discussion
  • End matter
    • References
    • Appendix: Disability and handicap - definition of terms

Recommended citation

Thomson W M & Snow C 1994. Disability and handicap among Aborigines of the Taree Area of NSW. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Series. Cat. no. AIHW 264. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 23 October 2014 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442466645>.