Gambling, housing conditions, community contexts and child health in remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory, Australia

BMC Public Health, 06/08/2012

The analyses provide evidence that gambling is a significant problem in remote Indigenous communities and that gambling problems in households is related to poor child health outcomes. A comprehensive (prevention, treatment, regulation and education) public health approach to harm minimisation associated with gambling amongst the Indigenous population is required that builds on current normative community regulation of gambling.

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