Table of contents

  • Preliminary pages (295KB PDF)
    • Summary 
    • Title and verso title
    • Letter of transmittal
    • Contributors
    • Contents
    • Preface
    • Key points—Australia’s health 2010
  • Body content
    1. Introduction (298KB PDF)
      • 1.1 Understanding health
      • 1.2 Australia at a glance
      • 1.3 Improving health and measuring performance
      • 1.4 The Australian health system: an outline
      • 1.5 National health information
      • 1.6 How this report is presented
      • References
    2. The health of Australians—an overview (503KB PDF)
      • 2.1 Australia’s changing population
      • 2.2 How Australia compares
      • 2.3 Perceptions of health and life
      • 2.4 Functioning, disability and health
      • 2.5 Long-term conditions
      • 2.6 Causes of death
      • 2.7 Burden of disease
      • References
    3. Determinants: keys to prevention (684KB PDF)
      • 3.1 What are health determinants?
      • 3.2 Environmental factors
      • 3.3 Socioeconomic characteristics
      • 3.4 Knowledge, attitudes and beliefs
      • 3.5 Health behaviours
      • 3.6 Biomedical factors
      • References
    4. Diseases and injury (918KB PDF)
      • 4.1 Cancer
      • 4.2 Cardiovascular disease
      • 4.3 Diabetes
      • 4.4 Chronic kidney disease
      • 4.5 Mental health problems and illnesses
      • 4.6 Dementia
      • 4.7 Respiratory diseases
      • 4.8 Arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions
      • 4.9 Injury
      • 4.10 Infectious diseases
      • References
    5. Whose health? How population groups vary (588KB PDF)
      • 5.1 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
      • 5.2 Rural Australians
      • 5.3 Socioeconomically disadvantaged people
      • 5.4 People with disability
      • 5.5 Prisoners
      • 5.6 Overseas-born people
      • 5.7 Defence Force members
      • 5.8 The veteran community
      • References
    6. Health across the life stages (479KB PDF)
      • 6.1 How does health status vary with age?
      • 6.2 Mothers and babies
      • 6.3 Children and young people
      • 6.4 People aged 25–64 years
      • 6.5 Older people
      • References
    7. Health services (738KB PDF)
      • 7.1 Public health services
      • 7.2 Primary care and community health services
      • 7.3 Hospitals
      • 7.4 Specialised health services
      • 7.5 Use of medicines
      • 7.6 Safety and quality
      • References
    8. Expenditure and workforce (653KB PDF)
      • 8.1 Health expenditure and health funding
      • 8.2 Health workforce
      • References
    9. Australia’s health performance (561KB PDF)
      • 9.1 The National Health Performance Framework and indicators
      • 9.2 Health status
      • 9.3 Determinants of health
      • 9.4 Health system performance
      • 9.5 Conclusion
  • End matter (619KB PDF)
    • References
    • Methods and conventions
    • Abbreviations
    • Glossary
    • Index