Health gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginals widening

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 19 April 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1145
  1. Christopher Zinn
  1. Sidney

    A damning report has revealed a widening gap between the health of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people.

    The most comprehensive survey ever on the subject shows that Aborigines are six to eight times more likely to die aged 25 to 55 years than white Australians. They have a life expectancy matched only by places like India and central Africa.

    The report, The Health and Welfare …

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