This report was commissioned by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment to inform cross-agency housing work in the context of crowding as a determinant of health. The report provides a description of household crowding in New Zealand using Census 2013 data.
This report presents the 2012/13 results from the New Zealand Health Survey, for both adults and children. The report includes information on health behaviours and risk factors, health conditions and access to health services.
Infectious Diseases Attributable to Household Crowding in New Zealand: A systematic review and burden of disease estimate explores the relationship between household crowding and 10 close contact infectious diseases.
The Distribution of Household Crowding in New Zealand: An analysis based on the 1991 to 2006 Census data looks at the distribution of exposure to household crowding for ethnic and other population sub-groups.
Studying health-related subjects is necessary for Māori students wanting to become health professionals such as doctors, nurses, midwives, dentists, physiotherapists and public health workers. Monitoring the participation and completion of Māori students enrolled in health-related subjects is useful to determine the number of Māori students better placing themselves for future careers as Māori health professionals.