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4363.0.55.001 - Australian Health Survey: Users' Guide, 2011-13  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/12/2012   
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CONTENTS

    Product availability
    Introduction
      Structure of the Australian Health Survey
      Release schedule
    Survey design and operation
      Scope
      Sample design and selection
      Data collection
      Measures to maximise response
      Response rates
      Input coding
      Edit checks
      Output datasets
      Weighting, benchmarking and estimation procedures
    Health conditions
      Self report comorbidity
      Self-assessed health
      Asthma
      Arthritis
      Cancer
      Heart and circulatory conditions
      Diabetes mellitus
      Kidney disease
      Osteoporosis
      Sight and hearing
      Long-term Conditions (Other)
      Disability
      Injuries
      Bodily pain
      Mental health and well-being
      Female life stages
    Health risk factors
      Tobacco smoking
      Alcohol
      Physical activity and sedentary behaviour
        Physical activity
          Adult physical activity
          Child physical activity (5 to 17 years)
          Child physical activity (2 to 4 years)
        Sedentary behaviour
          Adult sedentary behaviour (NHS)
          Adult sedentary behaviour (NNPAS)
          Child sedentary screen-based activity (2 to 17 years)
        Household rules and screen-based equipment
        Sleep
      Pedometer Steps
      Blood pressure
      Dietary behaviours
      Food Security
      Body Mass and Physical Measurements
      Family stressors
    Health related actions
      Healthy lifestyles
      Actions for specific long-term conditions
      Other actions for selected conditions
      Days away from work or study/school
      Private health insurance
      Use of medications
      Breastfeeding
    Population characteristics
      Demographic characteristics
      Education
      Labour force characteristics
      Income sources
      Financial Stress
      Health Cards
      Housing
      Household and family characteristics
      Geographical Classifications
    Biomedical Measures
      Biomedical comorbidity
      Cardiovascular disease (CVD) biomarkers
        Total cholesterol
        High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol
        Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol
        Triglycerides
        Apolipoprotein B (Apo B)
      Diabetes biomarkers
        Fasting plasma glucose
        Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
      Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) biomarkers
        Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR)
        Albumin/Creatinine ratio (ACR)
        Albumin
        Creatinine
      Liver function biomarkers
        Alanine aminotransferase (ALT)
        Gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT)
      Cotinine biomarker
      Folate and vitamin B12 biomarkers
        Serum folate
        Red Cell Folate (RCF)
        Vitamin B12
      Iron biomarkers
        Ferritin
        Soluble transferrin receptor (sTfR)
        Haemoglobin (Hb)
        C-reactive protein (CRP)
      Iodine biomarker
      Vitamin D biomarker
      Sodium biomarker
      Potassium biomarker
      Blood and urine collection, and laboratory analysis
        Blood and urine collection
        Laboratory procedures and quality control
    Data quality and interpretation of results
      Data quality
      Interpretation of results
    Data output and dissemination
      Other health and related publications


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