Indigenous eye health measures 2017 is an online presentation of the latest Indigenous eye health data. The report compiles data from a range of sources to provide a comprehensive picture of Indigenous eye health.
The prevalence of active trachoma among Indigenous 5–9 year olds has decreased since 2009, but plateaued in recent years
The Indigenous hospitalisation rate for cataract surgery rose by 36% in the last 10 years
Median waiting times for cataract surgery Indigenous Australians were longer than non-Indigenous Australians
Over one third of Indigenous people with diabetes had not had an eye examination in the preceding 12 months
The web report includes data on:
It presents data for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, trends, by age and sex, and by state/territory, remoteness area and Primary Health Network.
More Prevalence data.
More Diagnosis & screening services data.
More Treatment services data.
More Workforce & outreach programs data.
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