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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with coronary heart disease

Sushma Mathur

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with coronary heart disease

further perspectives on health status and treatment

by Sushma Mathur

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Published by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare in Canberra .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coronary heart disease -- Australia -- Statistics,
  • Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Statistics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSushma Mathur, Lynelle Moon, and Sharon Leigh.
    GenreStatistics
    SeriesCardiovascular disease series -- no. 25
    ContributionsMoon, Lynelle, 1962-, Leigh, Sharon., Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA645.C68 M379 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23666862M
    ISBN 101740246071
    LC Control Number2006494861

    Annotation pending. 'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with coronary heart disease: further perspectives on health status and treatment' builds on existing information on disparities between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians in the health status and treatment of coronary heart disease. It is the first study of this scale to analyse data on Indigenous   Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experience much greater mortality and burden from chronic disease than non‑Indigenous Australians. What we’re doing about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Closing the Gap is a commitment by all Australian governments to improve the lives of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander St Vincent's Heart Health and the Heart Foundation would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work and pay respect to Elders past and present. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website may contain images and voices of people Get this from a library! Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with coronary heart disease: further perspectives on health status and treatment: summary report. [Sushma Mathur; Lynelle Moon; Sharon Leigh; Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.] -- This summary presents the key points detailed in 'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with coronary heart disease: further

    In , coronary heart disease was the leading specific cause of death of Aboriginal people living in NSW, QLD, WA, SA and the NT. [18] This is because the risk factors for CHD are common among Aboriginal people: smoking tobacco, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, being inactive, being overweight, an unhealthy diet, depression


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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with coronary heart disease by Sushma Mathur Download PDF EPUB FB2

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with coronary heart disease Further perspectives on health status and treatment Sushma Mathur Lynelle Moon and Sharon Leigh September Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Canberra AIHW cat. CVD 33   ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLE WITH CORONARY HEART DISEASE Introduction This summary booklet provides key findings from the main report Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with coronary heart disease: further   Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the largest single cause of death in Australia, and is also the leading cause of death in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Queensland (Qld), Western Australia (WA), South Australia (SA) and the Northern Territory (NT) (ABS a).

'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with coronary heart disease: further perspectives on health status and treatment' builds on existing information on disparities between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians in the health status and treatment of coronary heart :// /indigenous-people-coronary-heart-disease/contents/summary.

Chronic Diseases, such as heart disease, are responsible for around 64% of the total disease burden among Aboriginal and Torres-Strait Islander populations.

Currently, Ischaemic Heart Disease (also known as Coronary Artery Disease) is the leading cause of death for Aboriginal and Torres-Strait Islander Aboriginal and Torres-Strait Islander Cardiac Health Fact Sheet Heart Health Whilst Aboriginal men have a higher burden of heart disease in comparison to women (% vs % respectively)   Experts are advising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to have a heart check following evidence they face a high risk of cardiovascular disease earlier than previously thought.

Federal Minister for Indigenous Health Ken Wyatt believes this type of research can help to close healthcare gaps through greater levels of preventive :// Cardiovascular health involves the heart, arteries, veins and other components of the circulatory system [].

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a term used to include all of the major diseases of the heart and circulatory system: It also includes key risk factors like: CVD is a substantial problem for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Coronary heart disease (CHD, also known as ischaemic heart disease) is a substantial problem for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have CHD or experience heart attacks, and CHD is a common reason for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to be hospitalised.

CHD is the leading cause of death for both Aboriginal and Torres /cardiovascular-health/coronary-heart-disease. 23 hours ago  Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons in photographs, film, audio recordings or printed material.

Some material may contain terms that reflect authors’ views, or those of the period in which the item was written or recorded, but may not be considered appropriate :// 'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with coronary heart disease: further perspectives on health status and treatment' builds on existing information on disparities between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians in the health status and treatment of coronary heart :// 2 days ago  Ischaemic heart disease remains the leading cause of death among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, with a population rate times that for non-Indigenous Australians; the ratio is even higher in young people, with % of deaths in 30–year-old Indigenous Australians caused by heart disease, compared with % for non   Overcoming cardiovascular disease in Indigenous Australians Despite the profound impact of cardiovascular disease on Indigenous Australians, much remains to be achieved C ardiovascular disease (CVD), including heart disease and stroke, is the major cause of premature death experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.1 Our Trends in coronary heart disease mortality: age groups and populations examines how the decline has varied between young adults, middle-aged and older persons, and among different population groups, including by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status, geographic location and socioeconomic :// For Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People.

Cardiovascular disease (diseases affecting the heart and blood vessels) is the main cause of death in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Compared to non-Indigenous Australians, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: Focussing on acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) was a key recommendation of both the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cardiac health strategy – and the Australian Medical Association Report Card on Indigenous Health - A Call to Action to Prevent New Cases of Rheumatic Heart Disease in  › Home › Indigenous Health.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, when compared with non-Indigenous Australians, are: Twice as likely to have a heart attack.

Hospitalised for acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease at seven times the average rate. times more likely to die from coronary heart disease.

times more likely to have high blood :// The specific diseases contributing to these excess deaths are coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, heart failure and hypertension. Rheumatic heart disease contributes a small proportion of the overall mortality, but the rate of rheumatic heart disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is among the highest in the :// Better Cardiac Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (Better Cardiac Care) is a national initiative supported by the Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council (AHMAC) as part of the Australian Government’s commitment to closing the gap in life expectancy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander :// Improving heart health with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples Heart disease is the number one cause of death in Australia, but the burden of disease disproportionately affects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in :// The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters of Australia and the Torres Strait.

We respect all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people—their customs and their beliefs. We also pay our respects to Elders past and present, with particular acknowledgement to the Whadjuk people of the Nyoongar nation, the traditional owners of the /coronary-heart-disease/resources.

3, fewer deaths due to coronary heart disease ( per cent fewer) in rural areas in [3]. The disproportionate burden of CVD experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples is further exacerbated for those living in remote communities.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples living in remote   population—are still major burdens for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, particularly children.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people represent 87 per cent of clients on Queensland’s Rheumatic Heart Disease Register (at May ). All actions are to Login to RACGP's online services.

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the land and sea in which we live and work, we recognise their continuing connection to land, sea and culture and pay our respects to Elders past, present and :// • The CHD death rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous people between and declined by 48% and 49% respectively • For in NSW, Qld, WA, SA and the NT, the most common condition causing avoidable mortality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people was coronary heart disease (22%)?linkid=&title.

23 hours ago  Phase 3: – Aim: • To reduce the incidence and impact of Discharge against medical advice (DAMA) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who experience coronary conditions by supporting hospitals to ensure they provide care that is evidence based, responsive and accessible, clinically appropriate and culturally safe   heart disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is among the highest in the world.

While the management of cardiovascular disease has similarities for all patients, some approaches are specific to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Relevant resources and management recommendations are summarised in Table 1 and Box 1 Incoronary heart disease (CHD), diabetes, chronic lower respiratory diseases, suicide and lung and related cancers were the leading causes of death for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, with the age-adjusted death rate due to CHD occurring at times the rate of non-Indigenous Australians (Overview of Aboriginal and Torres   Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the largest contributor to preventable morbidity and mortality in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.1 Although age‐standardised CVD mortality has fallen by 40% over the past few decades, CVD still accounts for a quarter of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander deaths overall and 21% of all premature years of life lost.1 CVD events and CVD‐related   Cardiovascular disease accounted for 31 % of all deaths in with coronary heart disease (CHD) accounting for 15 % of all deaths and 47 % of CVD deaths, many of which are premature and preventable.

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) people have higher levels of CVD compared with non-Indigenous ://   Abstract. Objective: To determine the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) events in an urban Aboriginal population.

Design, setting and participants: Cohort study of Aboriginal people without CHD from who had undergone risk-factor assessment in the Perth Aboriginal Atherosclerosis Risk Study (PAARS) in – PAARS cohort data were electronically linked to a range of   Introduction. In Australia, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (hereafter Aboriginal) people experience poorer health and substantially reduced life expectancy compared with other Australians.

1 According to the disability-adjusted life year (DALY) method, the Aboriginal population has times greater total burden of disease and injury than the general Australian population. 2 2 days ago  The leading cause of death for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in was Ischaemic heart disease ( deaths), accounting for % of all deaths.

Diabetes was the second leading cause ( deaths). Compared tothe death rate from both Ischaemic heart disease and Diabetes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people has @.nsf/Lookup/by Subject/~~Main Features. 1 day ago  Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in Australia.

In45, (29%) of deaths had an underlying cause of cardiovascular disease. An estima Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons were estimated to have heart disease inequating to % of the total Indigenous :// 1 day ago  Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons in photographs, film, audio recordings or printed material.

Some material may contain terms that reflect authors’ views, or those of the period in which the item was written or recorded, but may not be considered appropriate ://   Introduction. Inequalities in health between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander counterparts are noted by the World Health Organization (WHO) to be the largest in the world [].Nationally, life expectancy for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population born in –, was estimated to be years lower than that of The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters of Australia and the Torres Strait.

We respect all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people—their customs and their beliefs. We also pay our respects to Elders past and present, with particular acknowledgement to the Whadjuk people of the Nyoongar nation, the traditional owners of the   T he lack of progress in improving health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) Australians has resulted in intensified efforts to close the life-expectancy gap within a generation.1 Despite having a fold greater total disease burden than the non-Indigenous population,2 Indigenous Australians substantially underutilise primary health care consultations,3, 4 The global burden of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease declined dramatically during the 20th century, mainly due to improved living conditions and better access to health services.

The introduction of penicillin in the s and s also meant that people could be treated effectively for streptococcal infections, thus reducing the potential for rheumatic ://   This report describes the effects of three chronic diseases - cardiovascular disease (CVD) (including coronary heart disease and stroke), diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD) - on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population, and compares this population with the non-Indigenous population.

Higher levels of important health risk factors. Get this from a library! Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with coronary heart disease: further perspectives on health status and treatment. [Sushma Mathur; Lynelle Moon; Sharon Leigh; Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.]2 days ago  Within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population, the proportion of people with heart disease generally increased with age, ranging from 2% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children aged 0–14 years to around four in ten (42%) of those aged 55 years and ://@.nsf/Lookup/B51AF10EECAC2F  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be systematically included in hospital governance.

Recommendation 6 Funding should be provided to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people working in hospitals, including in liaison and clinical roles.

Better pre-hospital diagnosis and evacuation for rural and remote