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2012-13 Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: Release Schedule
 

RELEASE SCHEDULE

Results from the 2012–13 Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS) are being released progressively. The First Results publication, released on 27 November, 2013, presents information on health risk factors (such as tobacco smoking, alcohol consumption, overweight and obesity, and daily fruit and vegetable intake); long-term health conditions; measured blood pressure and use of health services. These data are from the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS) component of the AATSIHS which surveyed around 9,300 respondents. See Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: First Results, 2012-13 (cat. no. 4727.0.55.001) for more information.

The Updated Results publication, released on 6 June, 2014, presents information on selected health risk factors (such as tobacco smoking, overweight and obesity, and daily fruit and vegetable intake); selected long-term health conditions (diabetes/high blood sugar, heart disease and kidney disease) and measured blood pressure. These data are from the NATSIHS and National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey (NATSINPAS) — a combined sample of around 12,900 respondents, which may provide more accurate estimates for these indicators. See Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: Updated Results, 2012-13 (cat. no. 4727.0.55.006) for more information.

The Biomedical Results publication, released on 10 September 2014, presents information on biomarkers of chronic disease and nutrition (including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic kidney function, vitamin D, iron and iodine). These data are from around 3,300 adult respondents who voluntarily participated in the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Measures Survey (NATSIHMS). See Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: Biomedical Results, 2012-13 (cat. no. 4727.0.55.003) for more information.

    The Physical Activity publication, released on 5 December 2014, presents information on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and pedometer steps. Some data are from NATSIHS and NATSINPAS — a combined sample of around 12,900 respondents, and the remainder are from the NATSINPAS only - a sample of around 4,100 respondents aged 2 years and over. See Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: Physical Activity, 2012-13 (cat. no. 4727.0.55.004) for more information.

    The Nutrition - Food and Nutrients publication, released on 20 March 2015, presents information on nutrition from a 24-hour recall of foods, beverages and dietary supplements consumed, as well as some general information about dietary behaviours. These data are from the NATSINPAS only - a sample of around 4,100 respondents aged 2 years and over. See Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: Nutrition Results - Food and Nutrients, 2012-13 (cat. no. 4727.0.55.005) for more information.
      2012–13 AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER HEALTH SURVEY, Release Schedule

      Released ProductsRelease DateDescription
      Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: First Results (cat. no. 4727.0.55.001)27 November 2013Focuses on long-term health conditions and health risk factors from the NATSIHS.
      Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: Users' Guide (cat. no. 4727.0.55.002)27 November 2013Focuses on survey objectives, development, methodology and procedures. Also contains information on how to interpret results. Updates will coincide with future releases.
      Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: Updated Results (cat. no. 4727.0.55.006)6 June 2014Focuses on key items from the 'core' based on the full AATSIHS sample. Includes new estimates for some topics not previously published in the AATSIHS First Results publication.
      Microdata: Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey, Detailed Conditions and Other Health Data, 2012-13 (cat. no. 4715.0.30.001)28 August 2014TableBuilder release for NATSIHS. This initial release will not include data on physical activity for remote areas or children collected as part of NATSIHS, or data from the NATSIHMS.
      Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: Biomedical Results (cat. no. 4727.0.55.003)10 September 2014Focuses on high level results for chronic diseases and nutrients from the biomedical measures collected in the NATSIHMS.
      Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: Physical Activity (cat. no. 4727.0.55.004)5 December 2014Focuses on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and pedometer steps data from NATSIHS and NATSINPAS as applicable.
      Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: Nutrition Results - Food and Nutrients (cat. no. 4727.0.55.005) 20 March 2015Focuses on high level results from the nutrition component of NATSINPAS.
      Future ReleasesRelease DateDescription
      Microdata: Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey, Detailed Conditions and Other Health Data, 2012-13Mid 2015 Expanded CURF release for the NATSIHS. Includes biomedical data collected in the NATSIHMS. Also, TableBuilder will be updated to include additional physical activity data.
      Microdata: Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey, Nutrition and Physical activity, 2012-13Mid 2015 TableBuilder and Expanded CURF releases from the NATSINPAS.
      Microdata: Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey, Core Content - Risk Factors and Selected Health Conditions, 2012-13Mid 2015 TableBuilder and Expanded CURF release for the combined NATSIHS and NATSINPAS core content. Will include biomedical data collected in the NATSIHMS.



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