Targets and indicators for chronic disease prevention

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Targets and indicators for chronic disease prevention

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Australia has an unacceptably high rate of risk factors for chronic diseases including obesity, physical inactivity, alcohol misuse, smoking and poor nutrition.

The technical paper Targets and indicators for chronic disease prevention, proposes a set of national chronic disease targets and indicators as a means of measuring progress and enhancing accountability for action.

The paper was developed through a national working group process involving experts from across Australia.