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Journal: Australian and New Zealand journal of public health


To develop a comprehensive list of asthmagens which may occur in occupational settings in Australia.

Concepts: Australia, The Australian, Melbourne


To describe the incidence of malignant mesothelioma (MM) in Aboriginal people in Western Australia (WA) and determine the main routes of exposure to asbestos in this population.

Concepts: Cancer, Mesothelioma, Asbestos, Indigenous Australians, Asbestos and the law, Wittenoom, Western Australia


The Health Star Rating (HSR) is a front-of-pack nutrition labelling system, implemented voluntarily in Australia and New Zealand since 2014. Our aim was to evaluate HSR’s performance.


This study examined the distribution of alcohol consumption in Australia, identifying the heaviest drinking 10% of the population and examining their sociodemographic characteristics and their alcohol consumption and purchasing practices.


To examine access and equity to induced abortion services in Australia, including factors associated with presenting beyond nine weeks gestation.

Concepts: Abortion


To describe the social, emotional and physical wellbeing of Aboriginal mothers in prison.


To examine trends in leisure time physical activity and inactivity in Australians aged 15 years or older from 1989 to 2011.

Concepts: Health, Personal life


Amid public health concern that rising pornography use may have a negative impact on young people’s health and wellbeing, we report prevalence of pornography viewing and explore factors associated with viewing frequency and age at first viewing.

Concepts: Public health, Health, Epidemiology


Economic abuse is a form of domestic violence that has a significant impact on the health and financial wellbeing of victims, but is understudied. This study determined the lifetime prevalence of economic abuse in Australia by age and gender, and the associated risk factors.

Concepts: Domestic violence, Epidemiology, Medical statistics, Economics, Violence, Child abuse, Violence against women, Intimidation


Evidence of identity, particularly a birth certificate, is essential to access many rights. However, the births of many Aboriginal Australians are not registered when they are infants. We examined factors related to birth registration among Western Australian children born to Aboriginal mothers.

Concepts: Australia, Western Australia, Indigenous Australian languages, Constitution of Australia, Indigenous Australians, Northern Territory, Liberal Party of Australia, Federation of Australia