Vision:
We are active in looking after our health.

Goal:
We make healthy choices in how we live.

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Primary Targets

78. Healthy South Australians

Increase the life expectancy of South Australians

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79. Aboriginal life expectancy

Increase the average life expectancy of Aboriginal South Australians

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80. Smoking

Reduce the smoking rate to 10% of the population and halve the smoking rate of Aboriginal South Australians by 2018

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81. Alcohol consumption

Reduce the proportion of South Australians who drink at risky levels by 30% by 2020

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Related Targets

2. Cycling

Double the number of people cycling in South Australia by 2020

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9. Aboriginal housing

Reduce overcrowding in Aboriginal households by 10% by 2014

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17. State-wide crime rates

Reduce victim reported crime by 38% by 2014, maintaining or improving thereafter

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18. Violence against women

A significant and sustained reduction in violence against women through to 2022

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19. Repeat offending

South Australia has the lowest Australian rate of repeat offenders over the period to 2020

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26. Early childhood – birth weight

Reduce the proportion of low birth weight babies and halve the proportion of Aboriginal low birth weight babies by 2020

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48. Ageing workforce participation

Increase the proportion of older South Australians who are engaged in the workforce by 10 percentage points by 2020

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82. Healthy weight

Increase by five percentage points the proportion of South Australian adults and children at a healthy body weight by 2017

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84. Health service standard

By 2015, 90% of patients presenting to a public hospital emergency department will be seen, treated, and either discharged or admitted to hospital within four hours

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85. Chronic diseases

Increase, by five percentage points, the proportion of people living with a chronic disease whose self-assessed health status is good or better

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86. Psychological wellbeing

Equal or lower the Australian average for psychological distress by 2014 and maintain thereafter

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93. Tertiary education and training

Increase the proportion of South Australians aged 15 - 64 participating in tertiary education and training to 17% by 2016

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