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Mortality of indigenous Australians

Phil Anderson

Mortality of indigenous Australians

by Phil Anderson

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Published by Australian Govt. Pub. Service in [Canberra] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aboriginal Australians -- Mortality -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhil Anderson, Kuldeep Bhatia, and Joan Cunningham.
    GenreStatistics.
    SeriesOccasional paper, Occasional paper (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Welfare Information (Program))
    ContributionsBhatia, Kuldeep., Cunningham, Joan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN666 .A258 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 76 p. :
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL416164M
    ISBN 100642231907
    LC Control Number98119419

    Indigenous Australians are descended from the people who lived in Australia and the surrounding islands prior to European colonisation. Generally speaking, there are two distinct groups of Indigenous people in Australia - Torres Strait Islanders, who come from the Torres Strait Islands north of Cape York in Queensland, and Aboriginal people. Australia has one of the lowest rates of tuberculosis (TB) in the world. The incidence rate in was cases per , population, similar to rates since 1 Although actual numbers of TB cases in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are low, incidence rates in this group are still much higher than in the non‐Indigenous Australian‐born. 1.

    The family of an Aboriginal man who died in custody says protests against police brutality in the US should be a wake-up call about the plight of Indigenous Australians in the justice system. A study found that in Western Australia, three quarters of all media stories about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in were negative, focusing on topics such as alcohol use.

    Indigenous Australians and the Law A current emerging issue in Australian society is the rising representation of Indigenous Australians in prisons across the country. According to the Australian National Council on Drugs, the Aboriginal population is 13 times more likely to end up in jail than the rest of the population (Donovan, ).   Indigenous Australians are also almost twice as likely to die by suicide, have a life expectancy that is almost nine years lower, and have higher infant mortality rates than non-Indigenous.


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Get this from a library. Mortality of indigenous Australians. [Phil Anderson; Kuldeep Bhatia; Joan Cunningham] -- Indigenous mortality data are reported both overall and by cause of death. Trends to also examined. Heart Lung Circ. Aug;22(8) doi: / Epub Mar The morbidity and mortality outcomes of indigenous Australian peoples after isolated coronary artery bypass graft surgery: the influence of geographic by:   The death rate for Indigenous Australians aged 0–4 has decreased from perin to perin Among non-Indigenous Australians, the 0–4 death rate decreased from perto perin the same time period.

The death rate is higher among Indigenous Australians across every age group. Conclusions about relative trends of Indigenous and non-Indigenous mortality are mixed, but some studies find sharply widening gaps: Blakely and colleagues 2 find the Maori life expectancy at birth gap increasing by 3 years from –84 to –99, and Condon and colleagues 9 find that although Indigenous mortality in Australia's Northern Cited by: Aboriginal deaths in custody is a political and social issue in Australia.

It rose in prominence in the early s, with Aboriginal activists campaigning following the death of year-old John Peter Pat in Subsequent deaths in custody, considered suspicious by families of the deceased, culminated in the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC). Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases comprised 8% of all deaths of Indigenous Australians.

Of the deaths in this group, 87% () were due to diabetes mellitus. Indigenous Australians are over 12 times more likely to die from diabetes than the total population, as measured by the standardised mortality. The most common broad cause of death among Indigenous Australians was cardiovascular disease (25% of deaths), with Indigenous people dying from this condition at times the rate of non-Indigenous people in – Almost one-quarter (24%) of the mortality gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people was due to this disease.

Indigenous Australians are seven times more likely to die of a respiratory disease. The rate of Indigenous infant mortality is two to three times greater than for non-Indigenous Australians. The life expectancy for Indigenous Australians is between years less than non-Indigenous Australians. Employment.

Inthe unemployment rate for. This book is authored by elders of the tribe from across the country in a simple and moving manner, and offers an insight into the traditional and contemporary ways of living of Indigenous people.

Read more. Australian Indigenous culture utilises dreamtime stories as a way of passing on knowledge to children as well. Between and the Indigenous to non-Indigenous rate ratio (the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rate divided by the rate for other Australians) for infant mortality declined in the Northern Territory an average of % per year, while the rate difference (the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rate minus the rate for other.

Indigenous (used here to denote the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia) and non-Indigenous Australians are well documented At a population level, IndigenousAustralians experience greater morbidity, mortality and disability across multiple conditions and at every stage of the life course.1 For example.

According to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics this month, % of all Indigenous men are in jail compared with just % of all non-Indigenous men. Booktopia - Buy Indigenous Peoples books online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Discount Indigenous Peoples books and flat rate shipping of $ per online book order.

Featuring colourful artwork by artist Rachael Sarra, this book is a celebration of the Indigenous female experience through truth-telling. Some stories are heart-warming, while others shine a light on the heart-breaking realities for many Australian Indigenous women, both in the past and in the present.

Indigenous Australians experience poorer health outcomes than non-Indigenous Australians and a significant life expectancy gap exists.

Ischaemic heart disease (IHD) represents the leading specific cause of death in Indigenous Australians and is a significant, if not the most significant, contributor to the mortality gap.

Indigenous Australians were times as likely to abstain completely from alcohol than non-Indigenous people in –3. Foetal alcohol syndrome has been a problem, but the rate of pregnant women drinking had halved between and (from 20% to 10%).

Petrol sniffing has been a problem among some remote communities. When we look at the absolute difference in mortality rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children compared to non-Indigenous children under 5 years, we see that the mortality rate.

Indigenous Australians experience high rates of chronic conditions. It is often asserted Indigenous Australians have low adherence to medication; however there has not been a comprehensive examination of the evidence. This systematic literature review presents data from studies of Indigenous Australians on adherence rates and identifies supporting factors and impediments.

A New South Wales coroner will hear arguments about whether a corrective services officer who fatally shot an Aboriginal man as he tried to escape should be.

This list of massacres of Indigenous Australians details groups of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people who were killed following the colonisation of Australia by the British Empire, in These events were a fundamental element of the Australian frontier wars, and frontier massacres were a significant component of Aboriginal casualties across the continent.

A record seven Indigenous authors and illustrators have been shortlisted from a huge year of entries for this year's Children's Book Council of Australia awards. Thousands protest Indigenous Australians’ death in police custody.

Protesters across Australia call for justice for Aboriginal Australians who have died at the hands of police. This is the age at which the disparity in mortality rates peaks nationally for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, at about four times the rate for non-Indigenous Australians.3 Indeed, most deaths (65%) in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population occur before the age of 65,3 after which the burden of multimorbidity (driven.