The Australian Health Survey shows we are keeping an eye on our health

In 2011-12 over half of us regularly checked our skin for changes in freckles or moles, according to the second set of results released today from the Australian Health Survey. People born in the UK or Australia were more likely to check their skin than those born in Asia (63% compared with 22%). Louise Gates, Director of Health at the Australian Bureau of Statistics, said the results from the Australian Health Survey give us an important insight into the actions people take in relation to their health, in order to understand how better to prevent illness and injury. Click here to read about the Australian Health Survey.

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Tuesday, 26 March 2013