Table of contents

  • Preliminary material 
    • Title and verso title pages
    • Contents
    • List of figures and tables
    • Acknowledgements
    • Preface
  • Sections
    1. Background information
      1. Introduction 
      2. Population characteristics
    2. Mortality and morbidity in children
      1. Mortality overview 
      2. Morbidity overview
      3. Maternal and infant conditions
      4. Sudden infant death syndrome 
      5. Injury 
      6. Mental health problems 
      7. Dental disease 
    3. Disability and chronic conditions
      1. Disability overview
      2. Congenital malformations 
      3. Childhood cancer
      4. Asthma 
      5. Other chronic diseases 
    4. Infectious diseases
      1. Vaccine-preventable diseases and immunisation
      2. Other communicable diseases 
    5. Biological and behavioural determinants
      1. Diet and nutrition 
      2. Physical activity 
      3. Healthy weight
      4. Sun protection
      5. Drug use by children 
    6. Family and social environment
      1. Families and child health 
      2. Children in need of protection 
      3. Schools and education 
    7. Children and services
      1. Health services 
      2. Welfare services 
      3. Medication use 
    8. Health of subpopulations
      1. Indigenous children 
      2. Rural and remote area children 
      3. Overseas-born children 
      4. Socio-economic status 
      5. International comparisons 
  • End matter 
    • Appendix
    • Abbreviations
    • References