Table of contents

  • Preliminary material (382K PDF)
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • Overview
    • Acknowledgements
    • Preface
    • List
  • Sections
    1. Introduction
      • Aim
      • Data sources
      • Data issues
    2. The demographic, social and economic context (422K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Demographic characteristics
      • Population characteristics
      • Summary
    3. Education and health (292K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • School
      • Participation in non-school study
      • Non-school qualifications
      • The links between education and health
      • Summary
    4. Housing circumstances (725K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Indigenous households
      • Housing tenure and housing assistance
      • Housing assistance
      • Household types and sizes
      • Housing costs
      • Housing and health
      • Homelessness
      • Summary
    5. Disability and ageing (592K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Establishing disability
      • Prevalence of disability
      • Disability in non-remote areas
      • Comparison with the non-Indigenous population
      • Disability, education and economic participation
      • Disability and families
      • Disability and social participation
      • Summary
    6. Mothers and children (493K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Maternal factors
      • Babies and children
      • Healthy child development
      • Health status of children
      • Summary
    7. Health status (862K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Self-assessed health
      • Causes of ill-health
      • Specific causes of ill-health
      • Summary
    8. Health risk factors (308K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Risk factors and socioeconomic status
      • Smoking
      • Alcohol
      • Illicit substance use
      • Physical inactivity
      • Stress
      • Exposure to violence
      • Illicit drug use
      • Removal from natural family
      • Nutrition
      • Body weight
      • Multiple risk factors
      • Summary
    9. Mortality (686K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Data quality and availability
      • Life expectancy
      • Deaths 1999 - 2003
      • Causes of death
      • Trends in mortality
      • Summary
    10. Health services: provision, access and use (650K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Provision of health services
      • Access to health services
      • Indigenous health and welfare services workforce
      • Use of health services
      • Summary
    11. Community services (551K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Child care
      • Child protection
      • Adoption
      • Juvenile justice
      • Disability services
      • Aged care
      • Summary
    12. Torres Strait Islander peoples (488K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Demographic characteristics
      • Economic and social characteristics
      • Health indicators
    13. Data sources (196K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH) Survey
      • Census of Population and Housing
      • Community Housing and Infrastructure Needs Survey (CHINS)
      • General Social Survey (GSS)
      • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)
      • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS)
      • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey (NATSIS)
      • National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS)
      • National Health Survey (NHS)
      • National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
      • Western Australian Aboriginal Child Health Survey (WAACHS)
      • Abbreviations
  • End matter (593K PDF)
    • Appendixes
      • Experimental Indigenous estimated resident population, 30 June 2001
      • Estimates and projections of the Indigenous population, 1991-2009
      • Disability or long-term health condition
      • Limitations and restrictions
      • Disability type
      • Language and educational characteristics, Torres Strait Islander peoples, 2001
      • Labour force characteristics and household tenure type, Torres Strait Islander peoples, 2001
    • Additional information
      • List of references
      • Glossary