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Mid North Coast Aboriginal injury surveillance project Volume 13 Issue 4

Jenny Heslop

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 13(4) 81 - 82 Published: 2002

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Jenny Heslop


Little is known about the prevalence, nature, and cause of injury experienced by Aboriginal people, or the effect that injury has on the individual, the family, and the community. Until recently the most comprehensive analysis of injury in Aboriginal communities was the Study of Injury in Five Cape York Communities completed in April 1997.