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Development and preliminary validation of the 'Caring for Country' questionnaire: measurement of an Indigenous Australian health determinant

Berry, Helen; Burgess, Christopher P; Gunthorpe, Wendy; Bailie, Ross


BACKGROUND: 'Caring for Country' is defined as Indigenous participation in interrelated activities with the objective of promoting ecological and human health. Ecological services on Indigenous-owned lands are belatedly attracting some institutional investment. However, the health outcomes associated with Indigenous participation in 'caring for country' activities have never been investigated. The aims of this study were to pilot and validate a questionnaire measuring caring for country as...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008-12-18
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health
DOI: 10.1186/1475-9276-7-26


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