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Underlying causes and effects of injury in Australian Aboriginal populations: a review

Report


Type Of Work


  • Report

Abstract


  • This report is one the three reviews subsequently commissioned to meet these objectives. It focuses primarily on the underlying causes and effects of injury in Australian Aboriginal population and attempts to answer the following questions: What kinds of injuries have the most effect on Aboriginal communities in terms of mortality and morbidity burden? How do the effects of injury differ for major Aboriginal population sub-groups? What are the underlying major risk factors for injury amongst Aboriginal populations? What are the best target points for injury prevention interventions to reduce the burden of injury in the NSW Aboriginal community?

Authors


  •   Boufous, Soufiane (external author)
  •   Ivers, Rebecca Q. (external author)
  •   Senserrick, Teresa (external author)
  •   Martiniuk, Alexandra (external author)
  •   Clapham, Kathleen F.

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Boufous, S., Ivers, R., Senserrick, T., Martiniuk, A. & Clapham, K. (2010). Underlying causes and effects of injury in Australian Aboriginal populations: a review. Sydney: NSW Health.

Place Of Publication


  • Sydney

Type Of Work


  • Report

Abstract


  • This report is one the three reviews subsequently commissioned to meet these objectives. It focuses primarily on the underlying causes and effects of injury in Australian Aboriginal population and attempts to answer the following questions: What kinds of injuries have the most effect on Aboriginal communities in terms of mortality and morbidity burden? How do the effects of injury differ for major Aboriginal population sub-groups? What are the underlying major risk factors for injury amongst Aboriginal populations? What are the best target points for injury prevention interventions to reduce the burden of injury in the NSW Aboriginal community?

Authors


  •   Boufous, Soufiane (external author)
  •   Ivers, Rebecca Q. (external author)
  •   Senserrick, Teresa (external author)
  •   Martiniuk, Alexandra (external author)
  •   Clapham, Kathleen F.

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Boufous, S., Ivers, R., Senserrick, T., Martiniuk, A. & Clapham, K. (2010). Underlying causes and effects of injury in Australian Aboriginal populations: a review. Sydney: NSW Health.

Place Of Publication


  • Sydney