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4715.0.55.003 - 2001 National Health Survey: Output Data Items (Indigenous), 2002  
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1. DEMOGRAPHICS

LABEL: Age - years
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: AGE
ITEM NUMBER: 2
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Q003
CATEGORIES:
Continuous 00 - 99

LABEL: Age months - Derived from DATE of Birth
POPULATION: Persons aged less than 7 years
SAS NAME: AGEMONTH
ITEM NUMBER: 3
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived from reported date of birth and date of interview.
CATEGORIES:
Continuous 00 - 83

LABEL: Age months in ranges - derived
POPULATION: Persons aged less than 7 years
SAS NAME: AGEMNRGE
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
ITEM NUMBER: 4
COMMENTS: Derived from reported date of birth and date of interview
CATEGORIES:
00: Less than 1 month
01: 1 to 83 months
99: Person aged 7 years or more

LABEL: Sex
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: SEX
ITEM NUMBER: 5
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Q002
CATEGORIES:
1: Males
2: Females

LABEL: Social marital status
POPULATION: Persons aged 15 years and over
SAS NAME: SMS
ITEM NUMBER: 6
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Q16M
CATEGORIES:
1: Married
2: Not married

LABEL: Registered marital status
POPULATION: Persons aged 15 years and over
SAS NAME: MARSTAT
ITEM NUMBER: 7
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Q16S
CATEGORIES:
1: Never married
2: Widowed
3: Divorced
4: Separated
5: Married

LABEL: Indigenous Status
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: INSTATUP
ITEM NUMBER: 8
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: As reported by an adult within household. Q005. Applicable categories for Indigenous are 2-4
CATEGORIES:
1: Non-Indigenous
2: Aboriginal
3: Torres Strait Islander
4: Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
9: Not known


LABEL: Main language spoken at home
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over
SAS NAME: MLANG
ITEM NUMBER: 12
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Q020
01: English only
02: Australian Indigenous
03: Northern European
04: Southern European
05: Eastern European
06: Middle Eastern/North African
07: Other Southwest Asian
08: Southern Asian
09: Southeast Asian
10: Eastern Asian
11: Other Languages

LABEL: Proficiency in spoken English
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over
SAS NAME: PROENG
ITEM NUMBER: 13

REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Non-remote only
COMMENTS: As reported by respondent: from Q023
CATEGORIES:
1: Very well
2: Well
3: Not well
4: Not at all
5: Only speaks English at home


LABEL: Household composition
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: Q010
ITEM NUMBER: 14
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Q010
CATEGORIES:
1: Person living alone
2: Couple only
3: Couple living only with their unmarried child(ren) aged 15 and over
4: Couple living only with their child(ren) aged 0-14
5: Couple living only with their child(ren) aged 0-14 and their unmarried children aged 15 and over
6: One person living only with his/her unmarried child(ren) aged 15 and over
7: One person living only with his/her child(ren) aged 0-14
8: One person living only with his/her child(ren) aged 0-14 and his/her unmarried child(ren) aged 15 and over
9: All other households

LABEL: Relationship in household
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: RELHH
ITEM NUMBER: 15
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item
CATEGORIES:
1: Husband, wife or partner
2: Lone parent
3: Child under 15
4: Dependent student
5: Non-dependent child
6: Other related individual
7: Non-family member
8: Visitor
9: Not classifiable/not known

LABEL: Number of persons in household
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: NUMPERS
ITEM NUMBER: 16
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item
CATEGORIES:
01: One
02: Two
03: Three
04: Four
05: Five
06: Six
07: Seven
08: Eight
09: Nine
10: Ten or more

LABEL: Number of adults in household
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: NUMADULT
ITEM NUMBER: 17
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Adult = aged 18 and over; Q16K
CATEGORIES:
1: One
2: Two
3: Three
4: Four
5: Five or more

LABEL: Number of children 0-6 in household
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: NUMC0TO6
ITEM NUMBER: 18
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
SOURCE: Q16H
COMMENTS:
CATEGORIES:
Continuous 0 - 7

LABEL: Number of children aged 7-17 years in household
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: Q016IJ
ITEM NUMBER: 19
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
SOURCE: Q16I, Q16J
COMMENTS:
CATEGORIES:
Continuous 0 - 9

LABEL: Number of people in household aged 0-17 years
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: NUMKIDS
ITEM NUMBER: 20
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: SOURCE: Derived: Q16H, 16I, 16J
CATEGORIES:
00: None
01: One
02: Two
03: Three
04: Four
05: Five
06: Six
07: Seven
08: Eight
09: Nine
10: Ten or more

LABEL: Number of children records attached to household
POPULATION: All households with children 0-17 years
SAS NAME: NUMCHLDS
ITEM NUMBER: 21
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: DERIVED
CATEGORIES:
00: None
01: One
02: Two
03: Three
04: Four
05: Five
06: Six
07: Seven
08: Eight
09: Nine
10: Ten or more

LABEL: Income unit type
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: IUTYPE
ITEM NUMBER: 22
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item
CATEGORIES:
1: Single person
2: Single person with dependent child(ren)
3: Couple without dependent child(ren)
4: Couple with dependent child(ren)
9: Not known

LABEL: Dwelling type
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: DWELLTYP
ITEM NUMBER: 23
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Q018
CATEGORIES:
01: Separate house
02: Semi-detached row or terrace house town house etc. - 1 storey
03: Semi-detached row or terrace house town house etc. - 2 or more stories
04: Flat attached to house
05: Other flat/unit/apartment - in a 1 or 2 storey block
06: Other flat/unit/apartment - in a 3 storey block
07: Other flat/unit/apartment - in a 4 or more storey block
08: Caravan/tent/cabin in a caravan park, houseboat in a marina, etc
09: Caravan not in a caravan park/houseboat not in a marina, etc
10: Improvised home/campers out
11: House or flat attached to a shop, office, etc.
98: Not stated

LABEL: Number of bedrooms
POPULATION: All persons
SAS NAME: NUMBEDS
ITEM NUMBER: 24
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Q057
CATEGORIES:
0: None (incl. bedsitter)
1: One
2: Two
3: Three
4: Four
5: Five or more

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