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How the Illawarra's lifestyle may be influencing the region's leading cause of death

Kate McIlwain
Updated July 13 2023 - 5:55pm, first published July 12 2023 - 1:00pm
How the Illawarra's lifestyle may be influencing the region's leading cause of death
How the Illawarra's lifestyle may be influencing the region's leading cause of death

Dementia is the leading cause of death for Illawarra residents, according to new data which shows how Australians are most likely to die in different places across Australia.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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