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					 Questions - Australia’s Health
compared with other Developed
          Countries
                       Questions
                                      U5MR per 1,000 live births
Q1. Identify the trend in the
U5MR’s from 1990 to 2006                           1990            2006

Q2. Which country has the             Aust         9.0             6.0
greatest change in U5MR’s?
                                      Sweden       6.0             4.0
Q3. Suggest reasons for this trend.
                                      USA          11.0            8.0

Q.4 Why might U5MR be a good          UK           10.0            6.0
indicator for health status of a
country?                              Japan        6.0             4.0
                              Questions
U5MR per 1,000 live births
                                     Q5a. Which country has
               LE             HALE   the highest life
              2006            2003
            M    F           M F     expectancy?

Aust        79    84         71 74   Q5b. What does HALE
Sweden      79    83         72 75   mean?
USA         75    80         67 71
                                     Q5c. Which country has
UK          77     81        69 72   the highest HALE?
Japan       79     86        72 78
     Areas of Australia’s health status for                     How to
     improvement.                                              improve

1.   Overweight and obesity – 65% of women and 75% of
     males
2    Injury accounts for 1,100/100,000 of DALYs
3    Diabetes accounts for 157/100,000 of DALYs – 2nd to USA
4    Cancer accounts for 120/100,000 deaths; 3rd behind USA
     & UK
5    CVD accounts for 140/100,000 deaths; 4th behind USA &
     UK & Japan
Q7. Suggest reasons why Australia’s Infant
Mortality Rate is ranked higher than
Sweden and Japan

       IMR per 1,000 live births
       Males and females
                        2006

       Aust             5.0

       Sweden           3.0

       USA              7.0

       UK               5.0

       Japan            3.0
Q.8 Suggest reasons as to why Australia’s
Health Status is similar to that of other 4
developed countries

				
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