Mortality rates in 14 Queensland Aboriginal reserve communities: Association with 10 socioenvironmental variables

David Trigger, Christopher Anderson, RA Lincoln, Carol Matis

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Abstract

Age-standardized comparisons of mortality rates from four causes in 14 Aboriginal reserves and communities in Queensland were examined. The 14 reserves were allocated to two groups within 10 socioenvironmental variables. The findings point to an association between Queensland government Aboriginal policy, the administration of reserves, and the consequent mortality rates of the residents of these reserves.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)361-365
Number of pages4
JournalMedical Journal of Australia
Volume1
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

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