4363.0.55.001 - National Health Survey: Users' Guide - Electronic Publication, 2007-08  
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The following symbols and abbreviations are used in this publication:

ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ANZSCO Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification
any responsible adult
ASCED Australian Standard Classification of Education
ASCL Australian Standard Classification of Languages
ASCO Australian Standard Classification of Occupations
ASGC Australian Standard Geographical Classification
BMI body mass index
CAC computer assisted coding
CAI computer assisted interviewing
CD collection district
DoHA Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
DTP diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccine
DVA Australian Government Department of Veterans Affairs
GISCA National Centre for Social Applications of GIS, University of Adelaide
GP General Medical Practitioner
HRT hormone replacement therapy
HSL high sugar level in blood and/or urine
ICD-10 International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision
K10 Kessler Psychological Distress Scale
LGA local government area
NHDD National Health Data Dictionary
NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council
NHPA National Health Priority Area
NHS National Health Survey
NNS National Nutrition Survey
OHP Other health professional
PAL primary approach letter
RADL Remote Access Data Laboratory
RSE relative standard error
SACC Standard Australian Classification of Countries
SAS software package for preparing and executing computerised data analysis
SE standard error
SEIFA Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas
SLA statistical local area
WHO World Health Organization