Title

Cardiovascular disease

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Faculty

Computing, Health and Science

School

Psychology

RAS ID

4244

Comments

This chapter was originally published as: Thomson, N. J., & Brooks, J. A. (2003). Cardiovascular disease. In Thomson, Neil (Eds.). The health of indigenous Australians (pp. 186-206). Location: Oxford University Press.Original book available here.

Abstract

CVD was the leading cause of death for Indigenous people living in Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory combined for the period 1997-99 being responsible for 30% of deaths.