Table of contents

  • Contents
  • Executive summary
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Methods
  • 3 Demography and socioeconomic status
    • Age distribution
    • Families
    • Labour force
    • Educational participation and achievement
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    • People born in predominantly non-English speaking countries
    • Housing
    • SEIFA Index of Relative Socio-Economic Disadvantage
  • 4 Income support payments
  • 5 Health status
    • Synthetic predictions of selected health status measures
    • People reporting their health as fair or poor
    • Physical Component Score, SF3
    • Handicap status
    • Deaths by sex and cause
    • Years of potential life lost
    • Total Fertility Rate
  • 6 Utilisation of health services
    • Hospital admissions
    • General medical practitioner (GP services)
    • Immunisation status of one year old children
  • 7 Availability of selected health services
    • Population per GP
    • Hospital beds
    • Residential care places
  • 8 Statistical analysis
    • Correlation matrices
  • 9 Summary of findings
  • Appendix 1
  • Supporting documentation
  • Bibliography
  • Index