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released: 30 Apr 2001 author: AIHW, National Heart Foundation of Australia, National Stroke Foundation of Australia media release

Australian Facts 2001 presents the latest facts and figures on cardiovascular disease and its impact on the Australian Community. It is the second report in a biennial series by the National Centre for Monitoring Cardiovascular Disease. It is a comprehensive source of information covering patterns of cardiovascular health and illness among Australians, their associated risk factors, treatment and management of cardiovascular disease, and health care costs. This valuable compilation will be relevant to the broader community as well as policy makers, health professionals and researchers interested in cardiovascular health.

ISSN 1323-9236; ISBN 978 1 74024 105 2; Cat. no. CVD 13; 119pp.; Internet Only

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material (676K PDF)
    • Title page and verso
    • Preface
    • Contributors
    • Acknowledgements
    • Highlights (109K PDF)
  • Sections
    1. Introduction (210K PDF)
    2. Physical activity (183K PDF)
    3. Cardiovascular disease (306K PDF)
      • Coronary heart disease
      • Stroke
      • Heart failure
      • Peripheral vascular disease
      • Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease
      • International comparisons
    4. Risk factors (336K PDF)
      • Physical inactivity
      • Tobacco smoking
      • Poor nutrition
      • High blood pressure
      • High blood cholesterol
      • Overweight and obesity
      • Diabetes
    5. Treatment and care (259K PDF)
      • Drug treatment
      • Procedures
      • Rehabilitation
      • Health care costs
    6. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples (201K PDF)
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Methods, data sources and statistical tables (255K PDF)
    • Appendix B: Notes (81K PDF)

Recommended citation

AIHW, National Heart Foundation of Australia, National Stroke Foundation of Australia 2001. Heart, stroke and vascular diseases, Australian facts 2001. Cardiovascular Disease Series no. 14. Cat. no. CVD 13. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 27 May 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442467236>.

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