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Table 1 Characteristics of the Health Professional Literature*

From: Engaging with holism in Australian Aboriginal health policy – a review

Structure n % Origin n %
Book 6 4 Professional Association 5 3
Policy 9 6 Research Centre 10 7
Monograph 10 7 Multi-institutional 15 10
Inquiry Submission 10 7 University 16 10
Health Strategy 18 12 Other 22 15
Journal Article 43 28 Aboriginal Organisation 24 16
Report 48 31 State Government 25 16
    Commonwealth Government 35 23
Total 153 100 Total 153 100
Year n % Citation Source n %
1988 – 1990 1 1 NAHS 36 24
1991 – 1993 6 4 Other 19 12
1994 – 1996 19 12 None 98 64
1997 – 1999 36 24 Total 153 100
2000 – 2002 74 48    
2003 – 2004 14 9 NAHS Definition 18 12
Unknown 3 2    
Total 153 100    
  1. *n = number; % = percent of total; citation source refers to the referenced source of holistic.