Hospital admissions of Aborigines and non-Aborigines in Western Australia, 1977-1988.

@article{Gracey1992HospitalAO,
  title={Hospital admissions of Aborigines and non-Aborigines in Western Australia, 1977-1988.},
  author={Michael S Gracey and Mansa Dennison and Valerie Burke},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1992},
  volume={86 6},
  pages={694-7}
}
Aborigines were admitted to hospital in Western Australia 2.8 times as frequently as other persons in 1977-1988. Their highest relative admission rates were in the 0-5 years age group, mostly for respiratory and gastrointestinal infections. Relative admission rates (all ages) for some categories were: infectious and parasitic, 4 to 10-fold; respiratory, 5… CONTINUE READING