4740.0 - Future Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Surveys - Have Your Say , 2020  
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TOPICS INCLUDED IN PREVIOUS ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER HEALTH SURVEYS

Health Status and Conditions

Topic
Collected in 2012-13Collected in 2018-19
Self-assessed health
Yes
Yes
Social and emotional well-being
Yes
Yes
Disability
Yes
Yes
Asthma
Yes
Yes
Arthritis
Yes
Yes
Cancer
Yes
Yes
Cardiovascular
Yes
Yes
Diabetes
Yes
Yes
Sight
Yes
Yes
Hearing
Yes
Yes
Kidney disease
Yes
Yes
Osteoporosis
Yes
Yes
Mental Health conditions
N/A
Yes
Other long-term conditions
Yes
Yes
Medications
N/A
Yes
Recent injuries
Yes
N/A
Time away from study and work
Yes
N/A

Health Related Actions

Topic
Collected in 2012-13Collected in 2018-19
Breastfeeding
Yes
Yes
Contraception
Yes
N/A
Hospital visits
Yes
Yes
Private health insurance
Yes
Yes
Usual and preferred healthcare provider
Yes
Yes
Doctor consultations
Yes
Yes
Oral health
Yes
Yes
Other health professionals
Yes
Yes

Physical Measures

Topic
Collected in 2012-13Collected in 2018-19
Blood pressure
Yes
Yes
Physical measures
Yes
Yes
Body mass
Yes
Yes
Hearing test
N/A
Yes

Health Risk Factors

Topic
Collected in 2012-13Collected in 2018-19
Alcohol
Yes
Yes
Smoker status
Yes
Yes
Tobacco consumption
Yes
Yes
Substance use
Yes
Yes
Immunisation
Yes
Yes

Nutrition and physical activity

Topic
Collected in 2012-13Collected in 2018-19
Diet - general
Yes
Yes
Diet – 24-hour food recall
Yes
N/A
Physical activity - general
Yes
Yes
Physical activity – measured pedometer data
Yes
N/A

Social

Topic
Collected in 2012-13Collected in 2018-19
Language
Yes
Yes
Educational attainment*
Yes
Yes
Current study
Yes
Yes
Employment*
Yes
Yes
Income
Yes
Yes
Cultural identification
Yes
Yes
Family stressors
Yes
N/A
Discrimination
Yes
Yes
Removal from natural family
Yes
Yes
Experiences of violence
N/A
Yes
Personal pensions and allowances
Yes
Yes
* The health survey is a data source for Closing the Gap targets on these topics.