The rate of people in Orange being hospitalised after self-harming is double that of the NSW average, according to the latest health snapshot for the Orange Local Government Area (LGA).
The data was released by the Western NSW Primary Health Network (PHN) - a non-for-profit organisation primarily funded by the Australian government - and covered 2016 to 2018.
The Orange LGA covers 284 square kilometres and is one of the larger regional centres in NSW.
Under the heading "Drivers of Health", statistics are broken down into sub categories.
They show that six percent of the population have a profound or severe disability (state average 5.6 percent).
And while 3.8 percent of the NSW population who were born overseas have "poor proficiency in English", the figure for Orange LGA was 0.6 percent.
Unemployment levels, at 6.5 percent, were slightly higher than the NSW average (6.3 percent), while internet access at home (77.1 percent) was lagging behind the rest of the state (82.5 percent).
Based on a range of social and economic characteristics that include levels of education attainment, housing and low skilled employment, the Australian Bureau of Statistics' Index of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage (IRSD) gave Orange LGA a score of 978, indicating greater disadvantage than the state average (1002).
However Orange LGA is ranked in the top 25 percent most socio-economically advantaged LGAs in the Western NSW Primary Health Network region.
It is one of 31 Primary Health Networks across Australia, established to "support frontline health services and increase the efficiency and effectiveness of primary health care".
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