Story: Pacific Island health

Avoidable deaths among Pacific people (1st of 2)

This interactive shows the leading causes of avoidable deaths (deaths of people under 75, where effective prevention, treatment options and health-care technologies are available) among Pacific people by sex and age group, from 2004 to 2008.

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Source: Ministry of Health, Tupu ola moui: the Pacific health chart book 2012 , table 17, pp. 31-32

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How to cite this page:

Colin Tukuitonga, 'Pacific Island health - Births, deaths and health attitudes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/table/27750/avoidable-deaths-among-pacific-people (accessed 20 November 2019)

Story by Colin Tukuitonga, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 9 Jan 2019