Women’s Health Data: Victorian women overview

Women in Australia enjoy a life expectancy that is among the highest in the world. Australian women, especially those from diverse groups, experience conditions that affect their health differently throughout the life span.


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Key statistics


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women


Women with disabilities


Women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds


Same-sex attracted women


References

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  6. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2012. Cat. no 4430.0. Canberra: ABS; 2013. [cited 20 November 2013] Available from: http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Lookup/4430.0Chapter2002012.
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Published: February 2014


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