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4363.0.55.001 - Australian Health Survey: Users' Guide, 2011-13  
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APPENDIX 1: SAMPLE COUNTS AND ESTIMATES

The following tables present sample counts for the National Health Survey (NHS), the National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey (NNPAS), the combined Australian Health Survey (referred to as the Core) sample comprising NHS and NNPAS, and the National Health Measures Survey (NHMS) sample (drawn from both NHS and NNPAS).

NHS SAMPLE COUNTS AND WEIGHTED ESTIMATES, Age by sex, Australia

PERSONS IN SAMPLE
WEIGHTED ESTIMATE
Males
Females
Persons
Males
Females
Persons
Age group (years)
No.
No.
No.
'000
'000
'000

0-4
834
741
1 575
747.5
708.4
1 456.0
5-9
581
583
1 164
704.8
667.9
1 372.7
10-14
646
629
1 275
707.5
673.2
1 380.7
15-19
610
648
1 258
751.4
751.2
1 502.6
20-24
457
448
905
806.0
734.6
1 540.7
25-29
578
721
1 299
834.3
822.4
1 656.7
30-34
653
762
1 415
771.9
777.8
1 549.6
35-39
681
787
1 468
770.0
786.4
1 556.3
40-44
746
761
1 507
781.0
800.3
1 581.3
45-49
731
749
1 480
759.1
777.9
1 537.0
50-54
622
758
1 380
730.0
756.0
1 486.0
55-59
628
631
1 259
658.8
679.4
1 338.2
60-64
606
692
1 298
606.4
621.0
1 227.5
65-69
456
544
1 000
474.6
485.7
960.2
70-74
339
416
755
348.9
371.6
720.5
75-79
271
314
585
258.8
288.1
546.8
80-84
188
272
460
182.7
238.8
421.4
85 and over
122
221
343
109.9
161.3
271.2
Total
9 749
10 677
20 426
11 003.5
11 101.7
22 105.3


NHS SAMPLE COUNTS, Age by States and Territories

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
Age group (years)
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.

0-17
880
786
801
554
715
444
340
431
4 951
18-64
2 153
1 974
1 927
1 500
1 730
1 094
854
1 100
12 332
65 and over
569
527
516
454
402
371
110
194
3 143
Total
3 602
3 287
3 244
2 508
2 847
1 909
1 304
1 725
20 426


NHS WEIGHTED ESTIMATES, Age by States and Territories

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
Age group (years)
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000

0-17
1 624.6
1 239.7
1 073.5
351.5
533.2
117.5
41.9
81.0
5 063.1
18-64
4 559.0
3 579.3
2 832.5
1 016.0
1 475.7
305.5
113.1
240.8
14 122.0
65 and over
985.7
737.6
555.6
244.7
271.3
76.7
11.0
37.5
2 920.2
Total
7 169.4
5 556.6
4 461.6
1 612.2
2 280.2
499.8
166.1
359.4
22 105.3

NHS SAMPLE COUNTS AND WEIGHTED ESTIMATES, Age by sex by 2006 ASGC remoteness groups

PERSONS IN SAMPLE
WEIGHTED ESTIMATE
Males
Females
Persons
Males
Females
Persons
Age group (years)
No.
No.
No.
'000
'000
'000

MAJOR CITIES OF AUSTRALIA

0-17
1 601
1 545
3 146
1 781.0
1 667.8
3 448.8
18-64
3 793
4 077
7 870
5 021.0
5 047.9
10 068.9
65 and over
775
1 080
1 855
900.9
1 032.5
1 933.4
Total
6 169
6 702
12 871
7 702.9
7 748.2
15 451.1

INNER REGIONAL AUSTRALIA

0-17
482
461
943
555.7
524.7
1 080.4
18-64
1 076
1 228
2 304
1 374.6
1 303.2
2 677.8
65 and over
348
423
771
324.8
362.6
687.5
Total
1 906
2 112
4 018
2 255.1
2 190.6
4 445.6

OUTER REGIONAL AND REMOTE

0-17
419
443
862
260.6
273.3
533.9
18-64
1 002
1 156
2 158
635.9
739.4
1 375.3
65 and over
253
264
517
149.1
150.3
299.4
Total
1 674
1 863
3 537
1 045.6
1 163.0
2 208.6


NNPAS SAMPLE COUNTS AND WEIGHTED ESTIMATES, Age by sex, Australia

PERSONS IN SAMPLE
WEIGHTED ESTIMATE
Males
Females
Persons
Males
Females
Persons
Age group (years)
No.
No.
No.
'000
'000
'000

2-4
330
345
675
451.8
425.4
877.1
5-9
368
371
739
699.3
691.5
1 390.7
10-14
391
375
766
743.1
688.9
1 432.0
15-19
382
353
735
700.5
695.7
1 396.2
20-24
275
308
583
842.8
778.7
1 621.5
25-29
342
394
736
818.4
794.4
1 612.8
30-34
405
476
881
757.2
782.9
1 540.1
35-39
404
488
892
784.6
781.3
1 565.9
40-44
442
509
951
781.0
800.3
1 581.3
45-49
403
421
824
759.1
777.9
1 537.0
50-54
378
458
836
730.0
756.0
1 486.0
55-59
355
410
765
658.8
679.4
1 338.2
60-64
317
350
667
606.4
621.0
1 227.5
65-69
325
398
723
474.6
485.7
960.2
70-74
236
296
532
348.9
371.6
720.5
75-79
167
218
385
273.7
330.8
604.5
80-84
114
161
275
162.8
199.3
362.0
85 and over
68
120
188
114.8
158.1
272.9
Total
5 702
6 451
12 153
10 707.8
10 818.7
21 526.5


NNPAS SAMPLE COUNTS, Age by States and Territories

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
Age group (years)
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.

2-17
482
389
453
326
381
250
188
249
2 718
18-64
1 265
1 056
1 163
904
1 056
727
503
658
7 332
65 and over
392
304
348
296
269
268
72
154
2 103
Total
2 139
1 749
1 964
1 526
1 706
1 245
763
1 061
12 153


NNPAS WEIGHTED ESTIMATES, Age by States and Territories

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
Age group (years)
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000

2-17
1 440.4
1 097.9
950.1
312.3
471.4
104.6
36.7
70.8
4 484.2
18-64
4 559.0
3 579.3
2 832.5
1 016.0
1 475.7
305.5
113.1
240.8
14 122.0
65 and over
985.7
737.6
555.6
244.6
271.3
76.7
11.0
37.5
2 920.2
Total
6 985.1
5 414.8
4 338.2
1 573.0
2 218.4
486.9
160.9
349.1
21 526.5



NNPAS SAMPLE COUNTS AND WEIGHTED ESTIMATES, Age by sex by 2006 ASGC remoteness groups

PERSONS IN SAMPLE
WEIGHTED ESTIMATE
Males
Females
Persons
Males
Females
Persons
Age group (years)
No.
No.
No.
'000
'000
'000

MAJOR CITIES OF AUSTRALIA

2-17
846
859
1 705
1 511.0
1 467.6
2 978.6
18-64
2 221
2 459
4 680
4 963.3
5 081.0
10 044.3
65 and over
558
706
1 264
883.6
1 056.2
1 939.8
Total
3 625
4 024
7 649
7 358.0
7 604.7
14 962.7

INNER REGIONAL AUSTRALIA

2-17
298
272
570
539.7
490.4
1 030.0
18-64
648
792
1 440
1 386.1
1 373.9
2 760.0
65 and over
204
291
495
349.7
347.7
697.4
Total
1 150
1 355
2 505
2 275.5
2 212.0
4 487.5

OUTER REGIONAL AND REMOTE

2-17
229
214
443
250.8
224.8
475.6
18-64
550
662
1 212
682.1
635.6
1 317.6
65 and over
148
196
344
141.4
141.6
283.0
Total
927
1 072
1 999
1 074.3
1 001.9
2 076.2


CORE (NHS/NNPAS) SAMPLE COUNTS AND WEIGHTED ESTIMATES, Age by sex, Australia

PERSONS IN SAMPLE
WEIGHTED ESTIMATE
Males
Females
Persons
Males
Females
Persons
Age group (years)
No.
No.
No.
'000
'000
'000

2-4
765
743
1 508
450.2
426.9
877.1
5-9
949
954
1 903
704.8
667.9
1 372.7
10-14
1 037
1 004
2 041
707.5
673.2
1 380.7
15-19
992
1 001
1 993
752.7
736.7
1 489.4
20-24
732
756
1 488
804.7
749.0
1 553.8
25-29
920
1 115
2 035
834.3
822.4
1 656.7
30-34
1 058
1 238
2 296
771.9
777.8
1 549.6
35-39
1 085
1 275
2 360
770.0
786.4
1 556.3
40-44
1 188
1 270
2 458
781.0
800.3
1 581.3
45-49
1 134
1 170
2 304
759.1
777.9
1 537.0
50-54
1 000
1 216
2 216
730.0
756.0
1 486.0
55-59
983
1 041
2 024
658.8
679.4
1 338.2
60-64
923
1 042
1 965
606.4
621.0
1 227.5
65-69
781
942
1 723
474.6
485.6
960.2
70-74
575
712
1 287
348.9
371.6
720.5
75-79
438
532
970
252.3
285.2
537.5
80-84
302
433
735
182.4
236.5
418.9
85 and over
190
341
531
116.6
166.4
283.1
Total
15 052
16 785
31 837
10 706.3
10 820.2
21 526.5


CORE (NHS/NNPAS) SAMPLE COUNTS, Age by States and Territories

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
Age group (years)
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.

2-17
1 219
1 064
1 130
810
1 004
631
463
606
6 927
18-64
3 418
3 030
3 090
2 404
2 786
1 821
1 357
1 758
19 664
65 and over
961
831
864
750
671
639
182
348
5 246
Total
5 598
4 925
5 084
3 964
4 461
3 091
2 002
2 712
31 837

CORE (NHS/NNPAS) ESTIMATES, Age by States and Territories

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
Age group (years)
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000

2-17
1 440.4
1 097.9
950.1
312.3
471.4
104.6
36.7
70.8
4 484.2
18-64
4 559.0
3 579.3
2 832.5
1 016.0
1 475.7
305.5
113.1
240.8
14 122.0
65 and over
985.7
737.6
555.6
244.6
271.3
76.7
11.0
37.5
2 920.2
Total
6 985.1
5 414.8
4 338.2
1 573.0
2 218.4
486.9
160.9
349.1
21 526.5


CORE (NHS/NNPAS) SAMPLE COUNTS AND WEIGHTED ESTIMATES, Age by sex by 2006 ASGC remoteness groups

PERSONS IN SAMPLE
WEIGHTED ESTIMATE
Males
Females
Persons
Males
Females
Persons
Age group (years)
No.
No.
No.
'000
'000
'000

MAJOR CITIES OF AUSTRALIA

2-17
2 913
2 185
4 378
1 545.5
1 466.2
3 011.7
18-64
6 014
6 536
12 550
4 995.0
5 055.9
10 050.9
65 and over
1 333
1 786
3 119
891.5
1 042.3
1 933.8
Total
9 540
10 507
20 047
7 432.1
7 564.4
14 996.5

INNER REGIONAL AUSTRALIA

2-17
704
673
1 377
512.3
478.4
990.7
18-64
1 724
2 020
3 744
1 377.3
1 340.1
2 717.3
65 and over
552
714
1 266
337.8
357.4
695.2
Total
2 980
3 407
6 387
2 227.4
2 175.9
4 403.3

OUTER REGIONAL AND REMOTE

2-17
579
593
1 172
242.2
239.6
481.8
18-64
1 552
1 818
3 370
659.2
694.6
1 353.8
65 and over
401
460
861
145.4
145.7
291.2
Total
2 532
2 871
5 403
1 046.8
1 079.9
2 126.7


NHMS SAMPLE COUNTS AND WEIGHTED ESTIMATES, Age by sex, Australia

PERSONS IN SAMPLE
WEIGHTED ESTIMATE
Males
Females
Persons
Males
Females
Persons
Age group (years)
No.
No.
No.
'000
'000
'000

5-11
462
381
845
986.7
936.1
1 922.8
12-14
221
193
414
553.4
406.1
959.5
15-19
256
299
555
645.7
742.3
1 388.0
20-24
138
177
315
783.9
742.3
1 526.3
25-29
226
374
600
834.3
822.4
1 656.7
30-34
270
391
661
771.9
777.8
1 549.6
35-39
316
444
760
770.0
786.4
1 556.3
40-44
394
502
896
781.0
800.3
1 581.3
45-49
421
485
906
759.1
777.9
1 537.0
50-54
408
549
957
730.0
756.0
1 486.0
55-59
428
516
944
658.8
679.4
1 338.2
60-64
470
528
998
606.4
621.0
1 227.5
65-69
414
508
922
474.6
485.7
960.2
70-74
288
339
627
348.9
371.6
720.5
75-79
222
204
426
251.7
285.1
536.8
80-84
123
155
278
178.6
221.5
400.1
85 and over
68
76
144
121.0
181.6
302.6
Total
5 125
6 121
11 246
10 256.0
10 393.3
20 649.3


NHMS SAMPLE COUNTS, Age by States and Territories

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
Age group (years)
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.

5-11
151
111
168
96
109
93
44
71
843
12-17
116
124
139
111
125
97
52
75
839
18-64
1 147
962
1 219
885
982
813
434
725
7 167
65 and over
416
330
431
311
335
322
71
181
2 397
Total
1 830
1 527
1 957
1 403
1 551
1 325
601
1 052
11 246


NHMS WEIGHTED ESTIMATE, Age by States and Territories

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.
Age group (years)
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.
No.

5-11
623.3
469.4
407.0
131.8
200.8
44.0
16.3
30.2
1 922.8
12-17
541.0
412.0
354.1
120.8
177.2
40.2
13.1
26.1
1 684.4
18-64
4 559.0
3 579.3
2 832.5
1 016.0
1 475.7
305.5
113.1
240.8
14 122.0
65 and over
985.7
737.6
555.6
244.7
271.3
76.7
11.0
37.5
2 920.2
Total
6 709.0
5 198.3
4 149.2
1 513.3
2 124.9
466.5
153.6
334.6
20 649.3


NHMS SAMPLE COUNTS AND WEIGHTED ESTIMATES, Age by sex by 2006 ASGC remoteness groups

PERSONS IN SAMPLE
WEIGHTED ESTIMATE
Males
Females
Persons
Males
Females
Persons
Age group (years)
No.
No.
No.
'000
'000
'000

MAJOR CITIES OF AUSTRALIA

5-11
303
242
545
667.8
627.1
1 295.0
12-17
247
254
501
566.7
548.3
1 115.0
18-64
1 994
2 497
4 491
5 098.4
5 145.0
10 243.4
65 and over
629
776
1 405
888.8
1 071.1
1 959.8
Total
3 173
3 769
6 942
7 221.6
7 391.5
14 613.2

INNER REGIONAL AUSTRALIA

5-11
101
79
180
235.5
208.8
444.3
12-17
101
94
195
231.6
194.3
425.9
18-64
665
892
1 557
1 394.0
1 397.5
2 791.6
65 and over
296
315
611
338.1
343.8
682.0
Total
1 163
1 380
2 543
2 199.2
2 144.5
4 343.6

OUTER REGIONAL AND REMOTE

5-11
58
60
118
83.4
100.1
183.5
12-17
63
80
143
64.8
78.7
143.5
18-64
478
641
1 119
539.1
548.0
1 087.1
65 and over
190
191
381
147.9
130.5
278.4
Total
789
972
1 761
835.2
857.3
1 692.5



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