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4715.0.30.001 - Microdata: Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Survey. Detailed Conditions and Other Health Data, 2012-13 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/08/2014  First Issue
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This publication presents information about the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) in 2012-13. Specifically it contains information that presents microdata from the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey, 2012-13 component of the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey in the form of a TableBuilder database.

The aim of this publication is to assist users of the TableBuilder data to better understand both the nature of the survey and its potential and shortcomings in meeting their data needs.

Information about the design and conduct of the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey in general is also presented.

As data from the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey are scheduled to be released progressively through 2014 and 2015, accompanying explanatory material for each release will be added to this publication as it becomes available.


The following microdata products are currently available from this survey:

  • TableBuilder is an online tool for creating tables and graphs and can be accessed via the ABS website.

To apply for access Log in to the ABS Registration Centre. Further information on access steps can be found on the ABS Registration Centre How to register webpage.

Information on additional products to be released can be found here (4727.0.55.002 - Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: Users' Guide, 2012-13: Release Schedule)


Further information about the survey and the microdata products can be found in this product:

  • A detailed list of data items for the TableBuilder is available on the Downloads tab
  • The Quality Declaration, Abbreviations and Glossary relating to these products can be found in the Explanatory Notestab
  • Other related products can be found on the Related Information tab.


For support in the use of TableBuilder and analysis of the data generated from the TableBuilder, please contact Microdata Access Strategies on 02 6252 7714 or via


Data obtained in the survey but not presented in the TableBuilder may be available from the ABS, on request, as statistics in tabulated form.

Subject to confidentiality and sampling variability constraints, special tabulations can be produced incorporating data items, populations and geographic areas selected to meet individual requirements. These are available on request, on a fee for service basis. Contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or for further information.

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