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Cause of death patterns and people’s use of aged care: a Pathways in Aged Care analysis of 2012–14 death statistics

Type:
PDF
Released:
January 2018
Author:
AIHW
Cat. no:
AGE 83
ISBN:
978-1-76054-295-5
Length:
57pp
Cost:
Free to download, or order printed copy for $23
Source:
Cause of death patterns and people’s use of aged care: a Pathways in Aged Care analysis of 2012–14 d
Summary

Almost 245,000 older people died in Australia in the 2 years to 30 June 2014. The majority of people (80%) had used an aged care program before their death, and the leading causes of death were coronary heart disease, dementia and cerebrovascular disease.

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