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Indigenous Health Contents QUESTION 1 Page 3 ANSWER Page 3 Graph of Life Expectancy Page 4 Major Cause Of Sickness And Death Page 5 Circulatory Diseases Page 5 External Causes Page 5 Cancer Page 6 Multiple causes of death Page 6 QUESTION 1 What Inequities exist in the health status of Indigenous People when compared to the non -Indigenous population ANSWER The life expectancy is the number of years a person can expect to live Experimental methods were used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics to calculate life expectancies for indigenous people The life expectancy of indigenous males in NSW was estimated to be 56 years and indigenous females to be 636 years For both males and females the life expectancy of indigenous people was estimated to be about 20 years less than the non-Indigenous Experimental estimates of indigenous life expectancy in NSW are similar to other states and territories estimates of the life expectancy of indigenous males vary from 553 years in South Australia to 562 years in Queensland and for indigenous females vary from 612 years in South Australia to 635 years in Victoria Life expectancy Indigenous population Males 563 Females 636 General population Males 764 Females 820 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are more likely to experience disability and reduced quality of life due to ill health and to die at younger ages than other Australians The three leading causes of death for Indigenous people living in Queensland South Australia Western Australia and the Northern Territory were diseases of the circulatory system deaths due to external causes predominantly accidents self
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