This publication presents information about the Australian Health Survey conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) in 2011-13. Specifically it contains information about the Australian Health Survey product that presents microdata from the National Health Survey, 2011-12 component of the Australian Health Survey in the form of a TableBuilder dataset.
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. A list of output data items currently available for the TableBuilder can be found in the Downloads tab of this publication.
Information about the design and conduct of the Australian Health Survey in general is also presented.
As data from the Australian Health Survey are scheduled to be released progressively through 2013 and 2014, 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 (4363.0.55.001 - Australian Health Survey: Users' Guide, 2011-13: 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 Notes tab
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
DATA AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
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 email@example.com
for further information.
This page last updated 23 September 2013