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Overcoming indigenous disadvantage - key indicators

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Title

Overcoming indigenous disadvantage - key indicators

Creator

Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT

Date

2003-11

Description

The OID report measures the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians have been actively involved in the development and production of the report. Section 1.1 describes the origins of the report, and section 1.2 describes its key objectives. Section 1.3 provides contextual information on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population. Section 1.4 includes a brief historical narrative to help put the information in the report into context. Section 1.5 summarises some recent developments in government policy that have influenced the report and section 1.6 provides further information on the Steering Committee and the OID Working Group that advises it.

Notes

"These reports generally uses the term ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians’ to describe Australia’s first peoples and ‘non-Indigenous Australians’ to refer to Australians of other backgrounds, except where quoting other sources." Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this publication may contain images of deceased people.

Table of contents

Preliminaries -- Overview chapter -- Introduction -- The framework -- Key themes and interpretation -- COAG targets and headline indicators -- Governance, leadership and culture -- Early child development -- Education and training -- Healthy lives -- Economic participation -- Home environment -- Safe and supportive communities -- Outcomes for Torres Strait Islander people -- Measuring factors that improve outcomes -- Appendices.

Language

English

Subject

Aboriginal Australians -- Ecoomic conditions; Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions; Public welfare administration -- Australia; Aboriginal Australians -- Services for; Closing the Gap of Indigenous Disadvantage (Australia)

Publisher name

Australia. Productivity Commission for the Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision

Place of publication

Canberra (A.C.T.)

Format

5 volumes (various pagings) : charts, colour map ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf

ISBN

9781740375917 (Print); 9781740375900 (PDF)

ISSN

1448-9805 (Print); 2206-9704 (Online)

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

Australia. Productivity Commission for the Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/267090

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/445158

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/445153; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/445154; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/445156; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/445151

Page content

TABLE 8A.2.6 Table 8A.2.6 Major cities Inner and outer regional combined Remote and very remote combined 2014-15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pneumonia np np 40.9 Urinary tract infection 493.3 610.5 984.8 Perforated bleeding ulcer 26.1 32.1 np Cellulitis 388.4 580.5 1 296.0 Pelvic inflammatory disease 36.1 48.5 128.0 Ear nose and throat infection 222.3 265.1 598.7 Dental conditions 241.3 310.8 575.5 Convulsions and epilepsy 432.3 530.0 876.0 Eclampsia np np np Gangrene 77.2 117.3 352.1 Total (d) 1 927.2 2 502.6 4 859.0 Non-Indigenous (e) Pneumonia 10.8 8.2 7.8 Urinary tract infection 276.3 274.6 269.6 Perforated bleeding ulcer 20.0 20.7 24.3 Cellulitis 195.9 264.1 410.7 Pelvic inflammatory disease 17.1 21.9 22.6 Ear nose and throat infection 157.8 173.8 238.8 Dental conditions 252.9 294.2 260.7 Convulsions and epilepsy 132.8 158.7 143.5 Eclampsia 0.3 np np Gangrene 37.4 42.4 60.0 Total (d) 1 100.0 1 257.6 1 435.4 Rate ratio (f) Pneumonia np np 5.2 Urinary tract infection 1.8 2.2 3.7 Perforated bleeding ulcer 1.3 1.6 np Cellulitis 2.0 2.2 3.2 Pelvic inflammatory disease 2.1 2.2 5.7 Ear nose and throat infection 1.4 1.5 2.5 Dental conditions 1.0 1.1 2.2 Convulsions and epilepsy 3.3 3.3 6.1 Eclampsia np np np Gangrene 2.1 2.8 5.9 Hospitalisations for potentially preventable acute conditions, by Indigenous status, by remoteness, 2012-13 to 2014-15 (age standardised rate per 100 000 population) (a), (b) Age-standardised rate per 100 000 population (c) OVERCOMING INDIGENOUS DISADVANTAGE 2016 ATTACHMENT TABLES PAGE 1 of TABLE 8A.2.6


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