Tier 1 statistics 2017/18: New Zealand Health Survey

Published online: 
15 November 2018

This release covers the latest data for the most important statistics (Tier 1) from the 2017/18 New Zealand Health Survey. The statistics included are:

  • self-rated health
  • smoking (current)
  • past-year drinking
  • hazardous drinking
  • obesity
  • mental health status (psychological distress)
  • unmet need for GP due to cost
  • unfilled prescription due to cost

You can view these statistics in our New Zealand Health Survey Data Explorer. It includes data from previous years of the survey as well as providing results by sex, age group, ethnic group and neighbourhood deprivation.

The full set of indicators from the 2017/18 New Zealand Health Survey will be released early next year on the Data Explorer.

If you have any queries please email hdi@moh.govt.nz

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