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Statistics: Health

In this guide:

Health statistics

The most common health statistics reported are:

  • Vital - births, deaths, abortions, marriages, and divorces
  • Incidence - persons falling ill with a specified disease in a population
  • Mortality - the number of people who die of a certain disease compared with the total number of people
  • Health care costs
  • Demographic distribution of disease based on geographic, ethnic, and gender variables

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Mortality/morbidity

Death – cause of death, death rates, life expectancy at birth, perinatal death, suicides.

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 Risk factors & Substance use

Alcohol Consumption, Tobacco Smoking, Overweight and Obesity, Nutrition, Overweight & Obesity.

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 Diseases & Health Conditions

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 Immunization & Child Health 

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 Health Systems & Care

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 Mental Health & Wellbeing

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See also

Indigenous Australian Health Study Guide 

Research > Data Archive