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Interesting and disturbing facts

Posted on June 19, 2012 · Posted in Family Risk Protection, IP for Medical Practitioners
  • 4,000,000 Australians have some form of disability #
  • 114,000 Australians diagnosed with cancer in 2010 ^
  • 44% of women still working between ages 60 -64 (for men its 62%) #
  • 10 minutes and someone has a stroke in Australia +
  • 60% of cancer patients will survive more than 5 years after diagnosis ^
  • 2,600,000 Australians are informal carers #
  • 6% of Australians consume the recommended daily intake of fruit and vegetables *

Sources
^ Cancer Council Australia facts and figures, 2011
+ National Stroke Foundation, facts and figures, 2011
# Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Australia’s welfare in brief, 2011
* ABS, Overweight and Obesity in Adults in Australia: A snapshot, 207-08
Source Document OnePath Covered Magazine 2012 p27