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Objective: To examine trends in socio‐economic differentials in all‐cause mortality in Sydney over a 25‐year period (1970–94).
Objective: To describe the signs and symptoms and circumstances of fatal methadone toxicity and investigate the role of benzodiazepines in these deaths.
Objectives: The focus of this paper is to compare the main findings regarding work‐related problems managed in general practice with those of other data sources in the occupational and public health arenas that provide some information on work‐related disorders in Australia, in order to examine...
Objectives: To investigate Australian suicide differentials in males and females by three area‐based measures of socio economic status (SES).
Background: Despite evidence to the contrary from overseas research, the introduction of smoke‐free legislation in South Australia (SA), which required all restaurants to go smoke‐free in January 1999, sparked concerns among the hospitality industry about loss of restaurant business. This study...
Objective: To examine the prevalence and socio‐demographic distribution of physical activity among New South Wales school students in Years 8 and 10.
Objectives: To describe methadone‐related deaths in Western Australia from 1993 to 1999 and determine differences between deaths in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) in the public and private sectors.
With mounting evidence that health problems are related to social inequalities, health researchers increasingly need to engage with disadvantaged and marginalised groups. These groups can present specific challenges to conventional research method. This paper reflects on the need for health...
Objective: The 2001 Clients of Treatment Service Agencies (COTSA) census, the fourth since 1990, was conducted to enable a comparison of the drug and alcohol‐related problems being treated over an 11‐year period.
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