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Australia's health 2016 is the AIHW’s 15th biennial report on the health of Australians. It examines a wide range of contemporary topics in a series of analytical feature articles and short statistical snapshots. The report also summarises the performance of the health system against an agreed set of indicators.
85% of Australians aged 15 and over self-rated their health as ‘good’ or better in 2014–15
80.3 years was the life expectancy for a boy born between 2012 and 2014, and 84.4 years for a girl
Cancer was the biggest overall killer in 2013 with 44,100 deaths, followed by cardiovascular disease (43,600)
1.1 million Australians had at least 1 of 8 selected chronic diseases in 2014–15
31% of the burden of disease in 2011 could have been prevented by reducing modifiable risk factors such as tobacco use
Fewer people are smoking every day. In 1991, 24% of people aged 14 and over smoked compared with 13% in 2013
60% of people have never smoked and 22% have never drunk alcohol
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