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Understanding the effects of socioeconomic status along the breast cancer continuum in Australian women: a systematic review of evidence

Globally, the provision of equitable outcomes for women with breast cancer is a priority for governments. However, there is growing evidence that a socioeconomic status (SES) gradient exists in outcomes across the breast cancer continuum – namely incidence, diagnosis, treatment, survival and mortality. This systematic review describes this evidence and, because of the importance...

Impact of population ageing on the costs of hospitalisations for cardiovascular disease: a population-based data linkage study

Background Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most costly disease in Australia. Measuring the impact of ageing on its costs is needed for planning future healthcare budget. The aim of this study was to measure the impact of changes in population age structure in Western Australia (WA) on the costs of hospitalisation for CVD. Methods All hospitalisation records for CVD occurring...

Parenteral Medication Prescriptions, Dispensing and Administration Habits in Mongolia

High levels of injection prescribing were reported in Mongolia. Understanding the factors influencing the injection prescribing is essential to reduce their inappropriate use. The study evaluated the views, experiences and attitudes of community members associated with the prescribing of injections in Mongolia. A structured questionnaire focusing on respondents' characteristics...

An evaluation of prescribing practices for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in Mongolia

Background Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in all age groups worldwide. It may be classified as mild/moderate or severe, the latter usually requiring hospitalisation. Although, there are many studies reported in relation to CAP, there is relatively little known about the treatment of CAP and its antibiotic use in Mongolia. The...

Effects of demographic variables on mental illness admission for victims of interpersonal violence

Background To assess the effects of demographic factors on mental illness admission for victims of interpersonal violence. Methods A population-based retrospective cohort study was conducted to investigate victims of violence using the 1990–2004 linked data extracted from the Western Australia Hospital Morbidity Data System and the Mental Health Information System. Factors...

Determinants of Diabetes-Attributable Non–Blood Glucose–Lowering Medication Costs in Type 2 Diabetes: The Fremantle Diabetes Study

OBJECTIVE— To prospectively examine the magnitude and predictors of diabetes-attributable non–blood glucose–lowering (non-BGL) medication costs in type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS— Detailed data from 593 community-dwelling patients were available over 4.3 ± 0.4 years. Diabetes-attributable costs (in year 2000 Australian dollars [A$]) were calculated by applying a...