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8. Health status Volume 16 Issue 1

Michael Giffin, Deborah Baker, Margo Eyeson-Annan, Louisa Jorm

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Michael Giffin

Deborah Baker

Margo Eyeson-Annan

Louisa Jorm


Monitoring the health status of a population helps to detect emerging patterns of illness and disease and provides information to inform policy and planning of health services. This section reports on self-rated health status, asthma, diabetes, mental health, oral health, overweight and obesity, vision, hearing, and injury (youth violence).