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Indicators of socioeconomic inequalities in cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic kidney disease is a new report from the Australian institute of Health and Welfare.
It looks at the impact of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic kidney disease across various socioeconomic groups in Australia.
It concludes that people who are socioeconomically disadvantaged have, on average, greater levels of cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD). In 2016, males and females living in the lowest socioeconomic areas of Australia had higher prevalence rates of type 2 diabetes and treated end-stage kidney disease; higher heart attack rates; and higher CVD, diabetes and CKD death rates than those living in the highest socioeconomic areas