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Australia’s health 2018: in brief presents highlights from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s 16th biennial report on the nation’s health.
Australia’s health 2018: in brief is a companion report to Australia’s health 2018.
On an average day 406,000 visits are made to a general practitioner (GP)
63% of Australians aged 18 and over are overweight or obese
More than 4 in 5 Australians aged 15 and over rated their health as ‘excellent’, ‘very good’ or ‘good’ in 2014–15
Around 45% of Australians aged 16–85 will experience a mental illness in their life
Note: The ‘average day’ value is the year total divided by 365.
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