Māori health data and stats

Statistical publications and data sets on Māori health.


  • Published 02 December 2010
    This paper broadly considers the conceptualisation and classification of multiple ethnic affiliations in New Zealand, and different methods for the collection, classification, analysis, and output of data on multiple ethnicities in the health sector, with the aim of identifying practical and theoretical issues that impact on the ability to measure and monitor Māori health and ethnic inequalities.
  • Published 02 December 2010
    This document discusses Researching with Whānau Collectives, a project that examines research methods that could be used to gather information from whānau collectively, rather than relying on the aggregation of individual data or on individual whānau informants.
  • Published 02 December 2010
    This paper discusses the substantial increase in ‘New Zealander’ responses to the ethnicity question in the last census, as well as changing official policies for the coding of these types of responses, and their impacts on data stability. 
  • Published 02 August 2010
    Unequal Impact II: Māori and Non-Māori Cancer Statistics by Deprivation and Rural-Urban Status 2002-2006 provides specific information about the unequal distribution of cancer outcomes for Māori and Non-Māori.
  • Published 02 August 2010
    Ethnicity data is essential to the measurement and monitoring of Māori health and inequalities in health status, experiences, and outcomes in New Zealand. This paper considers approaches to ethnicity data collection in New Zealand, summarises contemporary official approaches and policies, and comments on current data collection methods in key sectors.
  • Published 02 June 2010
    Tatau Kahukura: Māori Health Chart Book 2010, 2nd Edition provides a snapshot of Māori health in the mid to late 2000s. It updates the first Māori Health Chart Book, which was released in 2006 and was based on data from the early 2000s.
  • Published 02 December 2009
    This profile provides key facts and information about Māori smoking and tobacco use compared to non-Māori. It presents data on daily smoking rates over time, current smoking rates by age group, the type of tobacco smoked, second-hand smoke exposure, the smoking habits of young Māori smokers, Quit services and information about Aukati Kaipaipa.
  • Published 01 March 2008
    This booklet describes the health of Māori male sentenced prisoners at a point in time and covers chronic disease and head injury, risk factors, protective factors, oral health, health service utilisation, and refers to previous research on Māori male prisoners.
  • Published 02 August 2007
    He Pa Harakeke: Māori Health Workforce Profile presents the most recent statistical information of Māori in the regulated health workforce, as well as career profiles highlighting the potential pathways for Māori to enter the health and disability workforce.
  • Published 01 May 2006
    Unequal Impact: Māori and Non-Māori Cancer Statistics 1996–2001is the first cancer chartbook of Māori and Non-Māori cancer statistics. This chartbook of Māori and non-Māori cancer statistics provides comprehensive analysis of differences in cancer incidences, mortality, stage of diagnosis and survival in New Zealand using national cancer registrations, deaths data and hospital admissions data for the six-year period 1996–2001 (inclusive). The statistics in this cancer chart book are presented by gender and by total population, and are also age standardised and age specific.
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