Document Type

Report

Publisher

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Place of Publication

Mt Lawley, Western Australia

School

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Comments

Originally published as:

Gray, C. (2013). Plain language review of cardiovascular health among Indigenous Australians. Perth: Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet.

Original article available here.

Abstract

This document summarises, in plain language, information about the cardiovascular health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It provides information about :

  • the various cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors
  • the extent of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, including prevalence, hospitalisation and death rates
  • types and levels of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander CVD patients
  • strategies and programs that aim to improve the cardiovascular health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The publication is a plain language summary of the Review of cardiovascular health among Indigenous Australians (2013) by Caitlin Gray, Alex Brown and Neil Thomson.

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Australia License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Australia License.

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