A Focus on Pacific Nutrition

Findings from the 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey

Published online: 
28 February 2012
A Focus on Pacific Nutrition

Summary

This report presents key findings for Pacific peoples from the 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey, including energy and nutrient intake, dietary supplement use, dietary habits and eating patterns, food security, and nutrition-related health (eg, body size, blood pressure and diabetes).  This report also includes comparisons between Pacific and non-Pacific peoples, as well as changes since the 1997 National Nutrition Survey (where possible).

This report is a companion report to A Focus on Nutrition: Key findings of the 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey and A Focus on Maori Nutrition: Findings from the 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey.

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 and over participated in the survey, including 757 Pacific peoples.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    28 February 2012
  • ISBN:
    978-0-478-37384-4 (online)
  • HP number:
    5445
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2012. A Focus on Pacific Nutrition: Findings from the 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
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