Surveys

The Ministry of Health collects, maintains and analyses data from national population health surveys. In this section you can find information about these surveys, as well as the data and publications from these surveys.

In this section

  • The New Zealand Health Monitor survey provides information for the health sector so that they can develop and evaluate evidence-informed policies and strageties, plan and allocated resources to services, and manage the sector strategically. Read more
  • Information for respondents to the New Zealand Health Monitor’s national population health surveys. Describes how the surveys adhere to the principles of respect for persons, informed consent, privacy and confidentiality, minimisation of harm, and cultural and social responsibility. Read more
  • Microdata refers to unit record and aggregate data that can be collected through surveys, censuses or administrative processes. Confidentialised survey datasets are available to researchers after the key survey results have been released, subject to certain terms and conditions. Read more
  • Information about current and recent health surveys, including the New Zealand Health Survey, the Alcohol and Drug Use Survey, the Nutrition Survey, the Oral Health Survey, the Mental Health Survey, the Tobacco Use Survey and others. Read more
  • This section lists citations for reports and journal articles based on data from New Zealand Health Monitor surveys. Links to Ministry of Health reports and New Zealand Medical Journal articles and NZHM strategic plans are provided. Read more
  • This page provides the technical documentation available for specific surveys. Technical documentation includes survey questionnaires, content guides, methodology reports, and analytical guides. Read more
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