Story: Pacific Island health

Avoidable deaths by ethnicity and age (2nd of 2)

In 2006, Pacific people under the age of 75 had a higher avoidable-death rate than non-Pacific people. The gap between the Māori and non-Māori population was even higher.

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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, (accessed 8 August 2022)

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