Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • Part I Background
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Australian children and families
    • Part II How healthy are Australia's children?
      • 3 Mortality
      • 4 Chronic conditions
      • 5 Disability
    • Part III How well are we promoting healthy child development?
      • 6 Breastfeeding
      • 7 Dental health
      • 8 Early learning
    • Part IV How well are Australia's children learning and developing?
      • 9 Transition to primary school
      • 10 Attendance at primary school
      • 11 Literacy and numeracy
    • Part V What factors can affect children adversely?
      • 12 Teenage births
      • 13 Smoking in pregnancy
      • 14 Alcohol use in pregnancy
      • 15 Birthweight
      • 16 Overweight and obesity
      • 17 Environmental tobacco smoke in the home
      • 18 Tobacco use
      • 19 Alcohol misuse
    • Part VI What kind of families and communities do Australia's children live in?
      • 20 Family economic situation
      • 21 Children in non-parental care
      • 22 Parental health and disability
      • 23 Neighbourhood safety
      • 24 Social capital
    • Part VII How safe and secure are Australia's children?
      • 25 Injuries
      • 26 Child abuse and neglect
      • 27 Children as victims of violence
      • 28 Homelessness
      • 29 Children and crime
    • Part VIII How well is the system performing in delivering quality health, development and wellbeing actions to Australia's children?
      • 30 Childhood immunisation
      • 31 Survival for leukaemia
      • 32 Child protection re-substantiations
    • Part IX Data gaps
      • 33 Data gaps and developments
  • End matter
  • Appendix A Policy initiatives
  • Appendix B Methods
  • Appendix C Data sources
  • References

 

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