Statistics

National health survey: first results, 2014-15

8 Dec 2015
Description

Contains a cross-section of key health statistics including long-term health conditions; mental wellbeing; and health risk factors including alcohol consumption, smoking, exercise, body mass and dietary practices.

Summary

The 2014- 15 National Health Survey is the most recent in a series of Australia-wide health surveys conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The survey was designed to collect a range of information about the health of Australians, including:

  • prevalence of long- term health conditions;
  • health risk factors such as smoking, overweight and obesity, alcohol consumption and exercise;
  • use of health services such as consultations with health practitioners and actions people have recently taken for their health; and demographic and socioeconomic characteristics.

     

     

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Published year only: 
2015
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