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4727.0.55.001 - Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: First Results, Australia, 2012-13  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/11/2013  First Issue
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This document was added 11/28/2013.

27/03/2014: Amendments to Media Release: Increase in never smoked rate between 2002 and 2012-13.

Amendments made to:

Table 1 (footnotes);
Table 4 (footnotes for Current daily smoker);
Table 7 (footnotes);
Table 8 (BMI proportions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons and significance testing annotations);
Table 11 (2002 Totals and proportions and 3 significance testing annotations for 2012-13);
Table 12 (2002 Totals and proportions);
Table 14 (estimate for Consumed alcohol 12 or more months ago, 25-34 females and proportion for Total persons 15-24);
Table 15 (Totals and proportions and footnotes);
Table 17 (4 age standardised rates and rate ratios);
Table 19 (3 rate ratios and significance testing annotations);
Table 20 (proportion for 16-17 years does not drink milk and footnotes);
Table 24 (stub label footnote(b) annotation);
Table 25 (Diabetes and High/very high psychological distress data and smoking footnote).

Amendments to Media Release: Decline in daily smoking rate between 2002 and 2012-13.

Amendments to Key Findings: 2002 Smoking rate; Illicit substance use in last 12 months; Marijuana use in last 12 months; High intensity exercise; and Meets NPA target guidelines.

Contents - Health Risk Factors - Tobacco Smoking: 2002 Daily smoking rate (males, females and persons); 2002 Ex-smokers and Never smoked; and 2002 Non-remote Daily smoking rate; and 1 time series graph.

Contents - Health Risk Factors - Illicit substance use: Other than in last 12 months (males, females, persons, remote); In last 12 months (males, females, persons 15-24, 25-34); Marijuana use in last 12 months (males and persons); Never used an illicit substance (non-remote and remote); and both Graphs.

Glossary: Changed Dietary Guidelines reference from 'Usual intake of fruit' to 'Usual daily intake of fruit' and from 'Usual intake of vegetables' to 'Usual daily intake of vegetables'.

28/02/2014: An additional data cube containing information on selected health characteristics of Torres Strait Islander people released.

26/02/2014: Amendments made to the footnotes in Table 4 Selected health characteristics, by sex 2012-13-Australia. The enumeration commencement date for the 2012–13 AATSIHS corrected in the 'About the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey' section.

29/11/2013: In the Key Findings, the final dot point in the Heart and circulatory diseases section now reads 'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were more likely than non-Indigenous people to have heart or circulatory diseases'. In the About the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey section, a missing word was inserted in the first paragraph.

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