Table of contents

Acknowledgments

Abbreviations

Symbols

Summary

1 Introduction

2 Tobacco use

  • 2.1 Self-reported smoking rates
  • 2.2 Trends in smoking rates
  • 2.3 Tobacco smoking during pregnancy
    • Self-reported smoking rates
    • Trends in smoking during pregnancy
  • 2.4 Summary

3 Alcohol use

  • 3.1 Self-reported consumption
    • Alcohol use
    • Alcohol risk levels
    • Long-term risk (chronic alcohol consumption)
    • Short-term risk (binge drinking)
  • 3.2 Trends in alcohol consumption
  • 3.3 Summary

4 Illicit substance use

  • 4.1 Self-reported consumption
  • 4.2 Trends in illicit substance use
  • 4.3 Petrol sniffing
  • 4.4 Summary

5 Impact on health and service use

  • 5.1 Self-reported health status
    • Smoking
    • Alcohol consumption
    • Illicit drug use
  • 5.2 Disability adjusted life years
  • 5.3 General practitioner encounters
    • Tobacco smoking
    • Alcohol
    • Illicit substance use
  • 5.4 Hospitalisations
    • Tobacco smoking
    • Alcohol use
  • 5.5 Mortality
    • Tobacco smoking
    • Alcohol consumption
    • Illicit substance use
  • 5.6 Summary

6 Treatment services

  • 6.1 Alcohol and other drug treatment services
    • Time series
  • 6.2 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander substance use services
    • Information about the services
    • Treatment and assistance
    • Clients of substance use services
    • Types of treatment
    • Residential treatment
    • Episodes of care
    • Sobering-up, residential respite and short-term care
    • Episodes of care
    • Non-residential, follow-up and after-care
    • Episodes of care
  • 6.3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care services
  • 6.4 Summary
    • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey
    • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey
    • National Drug Strategy Household Survey
    • National Perinatal Data Collection
    • GP encounters―BEACH survey
    • National Hospital Morbidity Database
    • National Mortality Database
    • Alcohol and other drug treatment services
    • Drug and alcohol services data
    • Petrol Sniffing Data Collection

Appendix 1: Information about the data sources and data quality issues

References

List of tables

List of figures