This was a study of cancer outcomes and mortality among Australian veterans of the 1991 Gulf War and a randomly selected military comparison group.

AIHW linked the study cohort to the NDI and Australian Cancer Database (ACD).

A data collection application for this dataset has been submitted to the AIHW Ethics Committee but has not yet been accepted. Until the application is accepted, no data from this collection can be analysed or released.

Collection details

Temporal coverage

from 1/1/1980 to 31/12/2011

Geographical coverage


Data availability

  • Publications

Client specified tables on request which may be subject to data provider approval (charges apply).

Restricted unit record access subject to Ethics Committee approval and/or the agreement of all relevant data custodians in all states and territories (charges may apply).



Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)

Australian Gulf War Veterans’ Health Study

External links and information

Australian Gulf War Veterans’ Health Study


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