Table: Abbreviations and meanings
Abbreviation Meaning
ABDS Australian Burden of Disease Study
ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACT Australian Capital Territory
AIHW Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
ASGS Australian Statistical Geography Standard
AYLL Avoidable fatal burden
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
ICD-10 International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision
IREGs Indigenous Regions
LBW Low birthweight
LRI Lower respiratory infections
NMD National Mortality Database
NSW New South Wales
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
PPH Potentially preventable hospitalisations
RTI road traffic injuries
WA Western Australia
YLD years lived with disability
YLL years of life lost