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Australian Statistics

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS): Health
Publishes the most comprehensive source of Australian statistical information. The ABS measures the health of the Australian population by measuring mortality, morbidity, lifestyle factors, disability, and the use of health services. Click on the Themes tab to see more information, eg. morbidity, disability. Licensing and resource information.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The national agency for health and welfare statistics. Click on Data Online for full data sets; or Publications for published sets and summaries, all of which are available in full text online. Licensing and resource information.

AIHW National Perinatal Statistics Unit
Collects and publishes information and statistics in reproductive and perinatal health. Licensing and resource information.

Australian Government. Dept of Health
Links to various sources of statistics and statistical information including aging and aged care, Medicare, general practice and enhanced primary care. Licensing and resource information.

Australian Indigenous Health InfoNet
Web-based information on indigenous health compiled either from this site or from other sources, with a bibliography to help searching further. Licensing and resource information.

Health Status of Victorians
Includes information about the health and determinants of health of Victorians. Licensing and resource information.

World statistics

World Health Organization (WHO): Data and statistics
Includes links to Global Health Atlas; and Regional Statistics. Licensing and resource information.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Data and statistics
Produced by the US Dept of Health and Human Services, this site collects a wealth of US statistical health information, including CDC WONDER, a rich ad-hoc query system for the analysis of public health data. Licensing and resource information.

UNICEF Statistics and Monitoring
UNICEF produces statistics on key indicators relating to child well-being, such as mortality, immunisation, malnutrition and HIV/AIDS. These statistics are available globally and by country, and a tool for generating customized statistical tables is provided. Licensing and resource information.