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4816.0.55.001 - Occasional Paper: Long-term Health Conditions - A Guide To Time Series Comparability From The National Health Survey, Australia, 2001  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/06/2003   
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Assessment:

1989-90 to 1995 NA
1995 to 2001 NA
      Survey year1989-9019952001
      Question description
      Included in Q230, "- DO YOU HAVE ANY CONDITIONS LIKE THESE?"
      Prompt card 5 was shown which includes "VARICOSE VEINS OR HAEMORRHOIDS" among a list of 41 conditions.


      Q444 asked "THE NEXT FEW QUESTIONS ARE ABOUT LONG TERM CONDITIONS. PLEASE INCLUDE ONLY THOSE CONDITIONS THAT HAVE LASTED OR ARE EXPECTED TO LAST FOR SIX MONTHS OR MORE.
      DO YOU HAVE ANY OF THESE CONDITIONS?"
      The prompt card shown (G) includes "Varicose veins" among 13 conditions.
      Q450 asks respondents "..HAVE YOU EVER BEEN TOLD BY A DOCTOR OR NURSE YOU HAVE ANY HEART OR CIRCULATORY CONDITIONS?" as they are shown prompt card 15 which lists 13 conditions including: "Varicose veins".
      Subsequent questions Q453-454 and Q457-458 establish whether the conditions are current and long-term.
      ICD-9 codes454,456
      NHS codes 017017405,946,402
      Estimate '000414.8983.9439.6
      Standardised rate per 1,000 population(a)26.456.723.2
      95 % confidence intervals on standardised rates25.2 - 27.652.4 - 61.021.3 - 25.1
      (a) Age standardised to 2001 NHS benchmark population.

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