Sustained exposure to major life events and health of Indigenous children and parents: Australian evidence from 8 waves of LSIC

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Author(s): Belinda Hewitt; Maggie Walter; Anastasia Sartbayava; Fiona Skelton; Laura Dunstan


Poverty and disadvantage lead to high rates of major life events for Indigenous Australians. These high rates adversely impact health and contribute to the health inequalities they face. In this study we extend cross-sectional research and investigate whether and to what extent cumulative exposure to major life events is associated with wellbeing for Indigenous Australian children and their parents.
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