Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Better Cardiac Care measures for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: first national report 2015 (AIHW)

Better Cardiac Care measures for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: first national report 2015 is the first national report on the 21 Better Cardiac Care measures for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

It shows that: the age-standardised death rate due to cardiac conditions for Indigenous people was 1.6 times that for non-Indigenous people; mortality from cardiac conditions for Indigenous Australians decreased by 41% between 1998 and 2012, while access to cardiac care has improved over time.

Media release

No comments:

Subscribe to posts