Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Incidence of insulin-treated diabetes in Australia, 2015 [AIHW]

This fact sheet by the Australian Institute of Health & Welfare provides the latest available national data on new cases of insulin-treated diabetes in Australia.

It shows that in 2015 there were 28,775 people who began using insulin to treat their diabetes in Australia-63% had type 2 diabetes, 26% had gestational diabetes, 9% had type 1 diabetes and 2% had other forms of diabetes or their diabetes status was unknown.

The fact sheet is accompanied by a dynamic data display, which provides data on insulin-treated diabetes by age at first insulin use, Indigenous status, remoteness, SEIFA and state/territory.

Download report: Incidence of insulin-treated diabetes in Australia, 2015


Download dynamic data display: Incidence of insulin-treated diabetes in Australia dynamic data display

Monday, 6 March 2017

Oral health of Australian children: the National Child Oral Health Study 2012–14

Despite some improvement, child oral health has remained a significant population health issue in Australia in the 21st Century. The evidence described in this report has pointed to substantial social patterning of oral health status, dental service use and dental and general health behaviours among Australian children. The identification of the numerous factors and the relation between them at an individual child, family, school and community level poses both difficulties and opportunities for programs to make improvements to and reduce social inequalities in child oral health.

Oral health of Australian children: the National Child Oral Health Study 2012–14.

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