4363.0.55.001 - National Health Survey: Users' Guide, 2001  
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Contents >> Appendix 14 - List of abbreviations

ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACIRAustralian Childhood Immunisation Register
AMHAustralian Medicines Handbook
ANZSICAustralian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification
ARAAny Responsible Adult
ASGCAustralian Standard Geographical Classification
ASCOAustralian Standard Classification of Occupations
ATCCAnatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification
ATSICAboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Commission
BMIBody Mass Index
CACComputer Assisted Coding
CDCensus Collection District
CDEPCommunity Development Employment Program
CDTCombined Diphtheria and Tetanus
CHINSCommunity Housing and Infrastructure Needs Survey
CIHSSChildren's Immunisation and Health Screening Survey
DoHADepartment of Health and Ageing
DTPDiphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis
DVADepartment of Veterans Affairs
FFQFood Frequency Questionnaire
GPGeneral Medical Practitioner
HibHaemophilus Influenzae Type B
HRTHormone Replacement Therapy
HSLHigh Sugar Level
ICD-9International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision
ICD-10International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision
ICPCInternational Classification of Primary Care
IGSSIndigenous and General Social Surveys
K-10Kessler Psychological Distress Scale - 10
LGALocal Government Area
MMRMeasles/Mumps/Rubella
MURFMain Unit Record File
NACCHONational Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
NAGATSIHIDNational Advisory Group on Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Information and Data
NCATSISNational Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Statistics
NHDDNational Health Data Dictionary
NHMRCNational Health and Medical Research Council
NHPANational Health Priority Areas
NHSNational Health Survey
NHS(G)National Health Survey (General)
NHS(I)National Health Survey (Indigenous)
NNSNational Nutrition Survey
OHPOther Health Professional
OMROptical Mark Reader
OPVOral Poliomyelitis Vaccine
PALPrimary Approach Letter
RADLRemote Access Data Laboratory
RSERelative Standard Error
SACCStandard Australian Classification of Countries
SASStatistical Analysis Software
SEStandard Error
SEIFASocioeconomic Indexes for Areas
SF12Short Form 12
SF36Short Form 36
SLAStatistical Local Area
SMHWBSurvey of Mental Health and Well-being
STDSexually Transmitted Diseases
WHFWomen's Health Form
WHOWorld Health Organisation
WHQWomen's Health Questionnaire



Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Survey Design and Operation

Chapter 3 - Health Status Indicators

Chapter 4 - Health Related Actions

Chapter 5 - Health Risk Factors

Chapter 6 - Population Characteristics

Chapter 7 - Data Quality and Interpretation of results

Chapter 8 - Data Output and Dissemination
Appendix 1 - Glossary of Terms Used

Appendix 2 - Sample Counts and Weighted Estimates

Appendix 3 - Classification of Long-term Medical Conditions: Based on ICD-10

Appendix 4 - Classification of Long-term Medical Conditions: Based on ICD-9

Appendix 5 - Classification of Long-term Medical Conditions: ICPC Based

Appendix 6 - Classification of Type of Medication

Appendix 7 - Classification of Country of Birth

Appendix 8 - Classification of Language Spoken at Home
Appendix 9 - Classification of Occupation

Appendix 10 - Classification of Industry of Employment

Appendix 11 - Classification of Types of Alcoholic Drinks

Appendix 12 - Standard Errors

Appendix 13 - Content of the 2001 National Health Survey (Indigenous)

Appendix 14 - List of Abbreviations



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