4816.0.55.001 - Occasional Paper: Long-term Health Conditions - A Guide To Time Series Comparability From The National Health Survey, Australia, 2001  
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1989-90 to 1995 NA
1995 to 2001 NA
      Question description
      Included in Q230, "- DO YOU HAVE ANY CONDITIONS LIKE THESE?"
      Prompt card 5 was shown which included "AMPUTATION OR LOSS eg ARM, FOOT (Specify)" among a list of 41 conditions.
      Q448 asked "DO YOU HAVE ANY (OTHER) CONDITIONS THAT HAVE LASTED OR ARE EXPECTED TO LAST FOR SIX MONTHS OR MORE, FOR EXAMPLE:" Prompt card 'H' was shown, including: "Amputation or loss of limb e.g. arm, foot" among a list of 23 conditions. Q552 asked "...DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER CONDITIONS THAT HAVE LASTED OR ARE EXPECTED TO LAST, FOR 6 MONTHS OR MORE. FOR EXAMPLE:" Prompt card '21' was shown which included "Amputation or loss of limb for example - arm, foot, finger" among a list of 14 conditions.
      NHS codes 111111217,218
      NotesInclusion of 'finger' in example may have contributed to the increase from 1995.
      Estimate '00044.792.4131.5
      Standardised rate per 1,000 population(a)
      95 % confidence intervals on standardised rates2.3 - 3.34.2 - 6.45.8 - 8.0
      (a) Age standardised to 2001 NHS benchmark population.

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