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

Today, we 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.