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National Nutrition Survey 1995, Basic
 

The 1995 National Nutrition Survey (NNS) CURF consists of three data sets; NNS data, NHS data for NNS respondents only, a set of data items from the NNS day 2-24 hour recall subsample (10% of NNS respondents). Information contained in each data set will include:


NNS data set

A file of unidentified individual statistical records containing information on 13,858 persons including: geographical information; household and family type; age, sex, marital status, birthplace, year of arrival in Australia, language, labour force characteristics, education characteristics; income characteristics; self-assessed health status; smoking and exercise; breastfeeding; self-assessed height and weight; measured blood pressure, height, weight, and waist and hip circumference; detailed food and beverage intake the day prior to interview; usual intake of selected foods, beverages and supplements over the 12 months prior to interview; and eating habits and attitudes.


NHS data set


A file of unidentified individual statistical records containing information on 13,858 persons including: geographical information; household, family and income unit type; age, sex, marital status, birthplace, year of arrival in Australia, language, labour force characteristics, education characteristics, income, source of income and equivalent income; private health insurance coverage and coverage by health concession cards; housing characteristics, self-assessed health status; recent and long-term illness conditions experience, indicators of general health and well-being (SF-36); incidents resulting in illness/injury; details of recent hospital visits and visits to day clinics, doctor consultations, dental consultations and consultations with other health professionals; short-term disability, use of medications; smoking, alcohol consumption and exercise; self-assessed height and weight; sun protection behaviours breastfeeding; and selected supplementary data on women's health issues including use of contraceptives, hormone replacement therapy and use of screening techniques for breast and cervical cancer.


NNS Day 2 data set


A file of unidentified individual statistical records containing information on 1,490 persons including: age, sex detailed food and beverage intake the day prior to interview; and derived nutrient intake the prior to interview.

More information about the CURF is provided in the Technical Paper available below. Information in the Technical Paper was correct at time of publication.


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