What’s new in heart maps

Updates in this realease of the Australian Heart Maps:

  • Two further years of hospital separation data (2014-16). There are now new hospitalisation rates and rankings for states, regions and local government areas.
  • Regional differences in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Non-Indigenous hospital separation rates (based on 2012-2016 data).
  • Updated heart disease mortality rates and rankings (based on 2012-2016 CHD mortality data).
  • Updated boundaries (based on 2016 Census) for some Regions and Local Government Authorities.
  • A new interactive local profile feature allowing you to create a ‘heart health snapshot’ for local governments of interest. 
  • Additional risk factors including insufficient exercise, hypertension, and high cholesterol