Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2016. Australia's health 2016: in brief. Cat. no. AUS 201. Canberra: AIHW.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2016). Australia's health 2016: in brief. Canberra: AIHW.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Australia's health 2016: in brief. AIHW, 2016.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Australia's health 2016: in brief. Canberra: AIHW; 2016.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2016, Australia's health 2016: in brief, AIHW, Canberra.
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Australia’s health 2016: in brief presents highlights from the AIHW’s 15th biennial report on the nation’s health, Australia’s health 2016.
381,000 visits are made to a GP on an average day in Australia—and 79,000 visits to a specialist
63% of adults are overweight or obese
301,000 nurses and midwives were employed in 2014
13% of all deaths in 2013 were due to coronary heart disease
Australia's health 2016:in brief is a companion report to Australia's health 2016.
This mini report presents some of the key statistics from the main report. It begins with two infographics that illustrate what Australia would look like if it had a population of just 100 people.
'Australia as 100 people' and 'Australia's health as 100 people' present key demographic and health statistics— in some cases, the '100 people' concept represents '100 families' or '100 households'.
The data for these infographics refer to various years and have been obtained from a range of sources. Full details of all sources for these infographics and the In brief can be found in the online supplementary tables.
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