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A snapshot of children’s health in Australia

The overall infant mortality rate more than halved between 1986 and 2014. from www.shutterstock.com.au

A snapshot of children’s health in Australia

Today, we start our series looking at health conditions in children. Later in the week, we’ll have articles about childhood migraines, bed-wetting in older kids, and nightmares and night terrors.

The infographic below provides a snapshot of children’s health in Australia, from mortality and chronic conditions to the risk factors adversely affecting our children’s health.