Table of contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Summary
  • 1. Introduction
    • 1.1 Background
    • 1.2 Indigenous youth health indicator framework
  • 2. About young Indigenous people
    • 2.1 Population
    • 2.2 Geographic location
    • 2.3 Families
    • 2.4 Births
  • 3. Social and economic determinants
    • 3.1 Education
    • 3.2 Employment
    • 3.3 Income
    • 3.4 Housing
    • 3.5 Social support
    • 3.6 How do young Indigenous people compare?
    • 4. Health risk factors
    • 4.1 Alcohol use
    • 4.2 Smoking
    • 4.3 Substance use
    • 4.4 Diet
    • 4.5 Physical activity
    • 4.6 Overweight and obesity
    • 4.7 Sexual health
    • 4.8 How do young Indigenous people compare?
  • 5. Wellbeing
    • 5.1 Language
    • 5.2 Culture
    • 5.3 Happiness
    • 5.4 Confidence, values, and looking to the future
    • 5.5 Having a say
    • 5.6 Stressors
    • 5.7 Being treated unfairly
    • 5.8 Psychological distress
    • 5.9 How do young Indigenous people compare?
    • 6. Health status and outcomes
    • 6.1 Self-assessed health status
    • 6.2 Burden of disease
    • 6.3 Disability
    • 6.4 Hospitalisations
    • 6.5 Mortality
    • 6.6 How do young Indigenous Australians compare?
    • 7. Health conditions
  • 7.1 Prevalence of health conditions and injury
    • 7.2 Respiratory health
    • 7.3 Eye health
    • 7.4 Injury and poisoning
    • 7.5 Mental health
    • 7.6 Circulatory health
    • 7.7 Ear health
    • 7.8 Endocrine health
    • 7.9 Infectious diseases
    • 7.10 Oral health
    • 7.11 Cancer
    • 7.12 How do young Indigenous people compare?
  • 8. Health and welfare services
    • 8.1 Primary health care services
    • 8.2 Mental health services
    • 8.3 Disability services
    • 8.4 Sexual health services
    • 8.5 Cancer screening services
    • 8.6 Alcohol and other drug treatment services
    • 8.7 Homelessness services
    • 8.8 Child protection and out-of-home care
    • 8.9 Contact with the justice system
    • 8.10 Accessing services
    • 8.11 How do young Indigenous people compare?
  • 9. Young Torres Strait Islander people
    • 9.1 Population profile
    • 9.2 Geographic location
    • 9.3 Social determinants
    • 9.4 Health risk factors
    • 9.5 Health status and outcomes
  • Appendix A - Indicator Framework
  • Appendix B - Non-Indigenous comparisons
  • Appendix C - Key data sources
    • ABS surveys
    • Administrative data sources
  • Glossary
  • References