4914.0.55.001 - Newsletter: Age Matters, Dec 2003  
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NEW AND IMMINENT DATA RELEASES

National Health Survey, Mental Health, Australia (cat. no. 4811.0) was released on 4 December 2003. This publication presents mental health information collected in the National Health Survey (NHS) which was conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) from February to November 2001. The survey was designed to obtain national benchmarks on a wide range of health issues, and to enable the monitoring of changes in health over time. Further details are in National Health Survey, Mental Health, Australia (cat. no. 4811.0), alternatively please contact the National and Information Referral Service on 1300 135 070.

National Health Survey, Injuries, Australia (cat. no. 4384.0) was released on 19 November 2003. This publication presents statistics and analysis of recent injuries reported from a four week period in 2001, as collected as part of the National Health Survey. Information on these recent injuries include where they took place, who was injured, what activity was being performed, what type of event led to the injury, the location and nature of the injury damage resulting, and what action was taken following the injury. Further details are in National Health Survey, Injuries, Australia (cat. no. 4384.0), alternatively please contact the National and Information Referral Service on 1300 135 070.

Sport and Recreation (cat. no. 4156.0) was released on 14 November 2003. This publication presents information for all aspects of sport and examines a selection of recreation activities. Activities such as visiting a museum or library, watching television, reading or involvement in art and craft activities (which will be separately published) have, in the main, been excluded, but all physical leisure activities as well as gambling and other active recreation pursuits like playing arcade games have been included in the study. For more information contact Colin Speechley on (08) 8237 7363 or email: col.speech@abs.gov.au.

Participation in Sport and Physical Activities, Australia (cat. no. 4177.0) was released on 8 December 2003. This publication presents information on the number and characteristics of people who participate in a range of sport and physical activities at national and state level, by age, sex, and frequency of participation. For more information contact Benjamin Smith on (08) 8237 7404 or email: ben.smith@abs.gov.au.