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2.17 Drug and other substance use including inhalants

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Data tables: 2.17 Drug and other substance use including inhalants
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List of tables in measure 2.17


  • Table D2.17.1: Substance use, Indigenous persons aged 15 and over, by remoteness, 2002, 2004–05, 2008, 2012–13, 2014–15 and 2018–19 (proportions)

  • Table D2.17.2: Substance use, Indigenous persons aged 15 and over, by remoteness, 2002, 2004–05, 2008, 2012–13, 2014–15 and 2018–19 (estimates)

  • Table D2.17.3: Indigenous persons aged 15 and over reporting substance use in last 12 months, by sex, age and jurisdiction, 2018–19

  • Table D2.17.4: Substance used in the last 12 months, by type of substance and sex, Indigenous Australians aged 15 and over, 2018–19

  • Table D2.17.5: Number of substances used in the last 12 months, Indigenous persons aged 15 and over, by sex, 2018–19

  • Table D2.17.6: Hospitalisation with principal diagnoses related to drug use, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D2.17.7: Hospitalisations for the first external causes recorded relating to drug use in Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D2.17.8: Hospitalisation with a principal diagnosis related to drug use, by Indigenous status, jurisdiction and remoteness, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D2.17.9: Hospitalisation for any external causes related to drug use, by Indigenous status, jurisdiction and remoteness, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D2.17.10: Detainees who provided urine at selected police stations, by urinalysis test results and Indigenous status, 2016 and 2017

  • Table D2.17.11: Detainees who provided urine during selected state collections, by urinalysis test results and Indigenous status, 2004 to 2017

  • Table D2.17.12: Detainees who provided urine during selected state collections, by urinalysis test results and Indigenous status, 2004 to 2017

  • Table D2.17.13: Illicit drug or substance use by child's mother during pregnancy, Indigenous children aged 0–3, by jurisdiction, 2018–19

  • Table D2.17.14: Illicit drug or substance use, by child's mother during pregnancy, by remoteness, Indigenous children aged 0–3, 2018–19

  • Table D2.17.15: Selected stressors experienced by self, family or friends in last 12 months, by remoteness area (ASGS 2011), Indigenous Australians aged 15 and over, 2014–15

  • Table D2.17.16: Selected stressors experienced by self, family or friends in last 12 months, by sex, Indigenous persons aged 15 and over, 2014–15

  • Table D2.17.17: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates, rate ratios and rate differences for a principal diagnosis related to drug use, NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17

  • Table D2.17.18: Detainees who provided urine during selected state collections, by urinalysis test results, age and Indigenous status, 2017

  • Table D2.17.19: Selected health risk factors by Indigenous persons (15 years and over) reporting substance use, 2018–19

Data sources

  • Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey
  • Drug Use Monitoring in Australia Survey
  • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey
  • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey
  • National Hospital Morbidity Database

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