This methodology report details the procedures and protocols followed to ensure the New Zealand Health Survey produces the high-quality and robust data expected of official statistics.
Included is information about:
- the survey population and sample design
- data collection
- response and coverage rates
- data processing
- analysis methods
- changes in previously published statistics.
Information specific to the data collection and analysis of the New Zealand Health Survey 2020/21 is included in Section 9 of this report.