Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Half title page and verso
    • Title and verso pages
    • Foreword
    • Contents
  • Sections
    • Executive summary 
      • Introduction
      • Key findings
        • Total burden of disease and injury
        • Health risks
        • Differentials in burden across Australia
        • Trends - past, present and future
        • Key implications
    • 1 Introduction
      • Purpose
      • Background
      • Summary measures of population health
      • Disability - Adjusted Life Years
      • Burden of disease analysis in Australia
      • Burden in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
      • Structure of report
    • 2 Methodological developments
      • Social value choices
      • Causal attribution
        • Categorising deaths
        • Redistributing non-specific causes of death
        • Alternative categories
      • Comorbidity and health
      • Risks to health
        • Explicit 'counterfactuals'
        • Joint risk attribution
      • Past, present and future burden
        • Mortality trends and projections
        • Incidence and case-fatality
        • Non-fatal conditions
      • Differentials in burden
        • Categorising geographic areas
        • Estimating burden for subpopulations
        • Subpopulation comparisons in this report
    • 3 Burden of disease and injury in Australia
      • Disability-adjusted life years
      • Years of life lost
      • Years lost due to disability
        • Incident YLD
        • Prevelant YLD
      • Age and sex patterns
        • Children aged 0 - 14 years
        • Older children and adults aged 15 - 44 years
        • Adults aged 45 - 64 years
        • Adults aged 65 - 74 years
        • Older people aged 75 years and over
      • Specific disease and injury categories
        • Cancers
        • Cardiovascular disease
        • Mental disorders
        • Neurological and sense disorders
        • Chronic respiratory diseases
        • Injuries
        • Diabetes
        • Musculoskeletal diseases
        • Alternative categories for selected conditions
    • 4 Risks to health in Australia 
      • Overview
      • Combined effect of 14 selected risks to health
      • Individual contribution of 14 selected risks to health
        • Tobacco
        • High blood pressure
        • High body mass
        • Physical inactivity
        • High blood cholesterol
        • Alcohol
        • Low fruit and vegetable consumption
        • Illicit drugs
        • Occupational exposures and hazards
        • Intimate partner violence
        • Child sexual abuse
        • Urban air pollution
        • Unsafe sex
        • Osteoporosis
    • 5 Differentials in burden of disease and injury across Australia
      • Overview
      • Health-adjusted life expectancy
      • State and territory differentials
      • Differentials by socioeconomic status
      • Differentials by remoteness
    • 6 Past, present and future burden of disease and injury in Australia
      • Overview
      • Health-adjusted life expectancy
      • Burden
    • 7 Discussion and conclusions 
      • Potential applications
      • Policy implications
      • Precision of estimates
        • Fatal burden
        • Non-fatal burden
      • Access to data
      • Future directions
  • End matter
    • Appendix 1: Methods for estimating disability burden
    • Appendix 2: Methods for attributing risk
    • Annex Tables
    • Acknowledgments 
    • Abbreviations and symbols 
    • References 
    • List of tables 
    • List of figures