Questionnaires and Content Guide 2020/21: New Zealand Health Survey

Published online: 
01 December 2021
Content Guide 2020/21: New Zealand Health Survey.

This guide describes the content of the New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS) for the year ended 30 June 2021. Due to COVID-19 disruptions data was collected over the year September 2020 to August 2021.

This guide also briefly outlines the history of the survey and its development into a continuous survey, describes the process for developing the adult and child questionnaires for 2020/21, and provides an overview of each section of the survey. 

The module topics for adults and children in 2020/21 were:

  • racial discrimination, for adults
  • COVID-19, for adults
  • functional difficulties, for children
  • child development, for children
  • household food security, for children.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    01 December 2021
  • ISBN:
    978-1-99-100793-3 (online)
  • HP number:
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2021. Content Guide 2020/21: New Zealand Health Survey. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
  • Copyright status:

    Owned by the Ministry of Health and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence.

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