Child maltreatment and health risk behaviours in the Australian population
The infographic presents Australian population level data and is based on our full sample of Australians aged 16-65+.
This infographic shows the strong association between child maltreatment and health risk behaviours including cannabis dependence, suicide and self-harm, smoking, binge drinking and obesity.
We recommend citing the original paper these data come from: Lawrence D, et al. (2023). The association between child maltreatment and health risk behaviours and conditions throughout life: The Australian Child Maltreatment Study. Med J Aust. 218 (6).