Errata 29 February 2012
Estimates of total diabetes have been revised. The following sections of the full report have been updated:
- Executive summary, Diabetes section (page xxv).
- Chapter 8: Nutrition-related Health Outcomes: 8.6 Diabetes and HbA1c (pages 298-300, including Table 8.8).
The 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey was carried out from October 2008 to October 2009. A total of 4721 adults aged 15+ years participated, including 1040 Maori and 757 Pacific peoples.
The report presents key findings from the survey, including:
- energy and nutrient intake
- dietary sources of nutrients
- dietary habits
- dietary supplement use
- food security.
The report also includes results from the examination component of the survey, including:
- body size
- blood pressure
- biochemical indicators of nutritional and health status.
Where appropriate, data were compared to the 1997 National Nutrition Survey to examine changes over time.
Data tables from the 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey are also available
Two supplementary reports examining differences between ethnic groups (Māori and non-Māori, Pacific and non-Pacific) have been published.
Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels were measured, but analysis was not complete at the time of publication. A fact sheet reporting vitamin D levels of adult New Zealanders will be published in March 2012.