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Australia’s health 2016—in brief presents highlights from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s 15th biennial report on the nation’s health, Australia’s health 2016.
301,000 nurses and midwives were employed in 2014
85% of Australians aged 15 and over describe their health as ‘good’ or better
381,000 visits are made to a GP on an average day in Australia—and 79,000 visits to a specialist
63% of adults are overweight or obese
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