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The health of Australia's males / Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Bib ID 5497825
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description Canberra : Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2011 
vi, 62 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 9781742491776
Technical Details

System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader to read pdf file. 

Summary

Drawing on statistics from 2007/2009, this report provides a snapshot of the health of boys and men in Australia. Topics include: lifestyle factors influencing male health, life expectancy and burden of disease, and service utilisation. Information is provided on age distribution and demographic characteristics, diet, physical activity, excess body weight, smoking, alcohol consumption, illicit drug use, violence, sexual risk behaviours, health literacy, mortality, long-term health conditions, mental health, disability, male reproductive and sexual health, workplace health, barriers to accessing health services, preventive health, use of Medicare, and use of specific health services. In 2010, there were 11.1 million males living in Australia, with many experiencing or at risk of poor health.

Notes

"June 2011".

AIHW Cat no. PHE 141.

"The authors of this report were Mardi Templeton, Lisa Sainsbury and Shelley Thompson."--P. iv.

Includes bibliographic references (p. 59-62)

Also available in a PDF version via the internet.

Subjects Men -- Health and hygiene -- Australia.  |  Boys -- Health and hygiene -- Australia.  |  Health services - Health programs.  |  Health services - Emergency services.  |  Health status - Mens health.  |  Health - Infectious diseases - Sexually transmitted diseases.  |  Mental health.  |  Demography.  |  Health status - Nutrition.  |  Health - Injuries and accidents.  |  Health status - Longevity / Life expectancy.  |  Social behaviour - Violence.  |  Substance use.
Other authors/contributors Templeton, Mardi  |  Sainsbury, Lisa  |  Thompson, Shelley  |  Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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