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released: 27 Apr 2010 author: AIHW

Health system expenditure on disease and injury in Australia, 2004-05 provides a systematic analysis of health system expenditures associated with specific disease and injury groups in Australia in 2004-05. Expenditure on cardiovascular disease is compared with expenditure on cancer, injuries, nervous system disorders and other diseases. Health expenditure for each age group ranges from $2,223 per year for girls/boys aged 5 to 14 years to $8,030 per year for women/men aged 75 to 84 years. This report also discusses the changes in expenditure by disease between 2000-01 and 2004-05.

ISSN 1323-5850; ISBN 978-1-74249-013-7; Cat. no. HSE 87; 37pp.; INTERNET ONLY

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Preface
    • Acknowledgments and authorship
    • Abbreviations
      • Symbols
    • Summary
      • Main disease groups
      • Expenditure on National Health Priority Area conditions
      • Health expenditure by age and sex
      • Changes in health expenditure by disease, 2000–01 to 2004–05
  • Body section
    1. Introduction
      • 1.1 Background
      • 1.2 Previous reports
    2. Results
      • 2.1 Allocated expenditure
        • Disease and injury groups
      • 2.2 Expenditure on National Health Priority Area conditions
      • 2.3 Expenditure by age and sex
      • 2.4 Changes from 2000–01 to 2004–05
    3. 3Technical notes
      • 3.1 General
      • 3.2 Changes from the 2000–01 report
      • 3.3 Use and interpretation of expenditure estimates
      • 3.4 Data and methods used to provide estimates
        • Areas of health expenditure
  • End matter
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures

Recommended citation

AIHW 2010. Health system expenditure on disease and injury in Australia, 2004-05. Health and welfare expenditure series no. 36. Cat. no. HSE 87. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 30 May 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442468349>.

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