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Health status

How healthy are Australians? Is it the same for everyone? What are the best opportunities for improvement?

Dimensions of this framework

  • Deaths

    Mortality rates, mortality gap and life expectancy measures.

  • Health conditions

    Incidence and prevalence of disease, disorder, injury, trauma or other health-related states.

  • Human function

    Alterations to body structure or function (impairment), activity limitations and restrictions in participation.

  • Wellbeing

    Measures of physical, mental, social and emotional wellbeing of individuals.