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4727.0.55.002 - Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: Users' Guide, 2012-13  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/11/2013  First Issue
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CONTENTS

    Introduction
      Structure of the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey
      Release schedule
    Survey Design and Operation
      Scope
      Sample design and selection
      Data collection
      Measures to maximise response
      Response rates
      Input coding
      Edit checks
      Output data file
      Weighting, benchmarking and estimation procedures
    Health Conditions
      Self-assessed health status
      Asthma
      Arthritis
      Cancer
      Heart and circulatory conditions
      Diabetes mellitus
      Kidney disease
      Osteoporosis
      Sight and hearing
      Other long-term conditions
      Disability
      Mental health and well-being
      Recent injuries
      Mammograms and Pap Smears
    Health Risk Factors
      Tobacco smoking
      Alcohol
      Substance use
      Physical activity and sedentary behaviour
      Dietary behaviours
      Food security
      Body mass and physical measures
      Blood pressure
      Family stressors
      Contraception
      Immunisation
    Health Related Actions
      Private health insurance
      Hospital visits
      Usual and preferred health care provider
      Doctor consultations
      Dental consultations
      Use of other health services
      Condition-specific health actions
      Time away from work or study/school
      Breastfeeding
      Breastfeeding (females 18+)
      Discrimination
    Population Characteristics
      Demographic characteristics
      Education
      Labour force characteristics
      Income sources
      Financial stress
      Health Cards
      Housing
      Household and family characteristics
      Geographical classifications
      Cultural identification
    Biomedical Measures
      Cardiovascular disease (CVD) biomarkers
        Total cholesterol
        High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol
        Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol
        Triglycerides
        Apolipoprotein B (Apo B)
      Diabetes biomarkers
        Fasting plasma glucose
        Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c)
      Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) biomarkers
        Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR)
        Albumin/Creatinine ratio (ACR)
        Albumin
        Creatinine
      Liver function biomarkers
        Alanine aminotransferase (ALT)
        Gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT)
      Cotinine biomarker
      Folate and vitamin B12 biomarkers
        Serum folate
        Red Cell Folate (RCF)
        Vitamin B12
      Iron biomarkers
        Ferritin
        Soluble transferrin receptor (sTfR)
        Haemoglobin (Hb)
        C-reactive protein (CRP)
      Iodine biomarker
      Vitamin D biomarker
      Sodium biomarker
      Potassium biomarker
      Blood and urine collection, and laboratory analysis
        Blood and urine collection
        Laboratory procedures and quality control
    Data quality and interpretation of results
      Data quality
      Interpretation of results
    Data output and dissemination
      Product availability
      Other health and related publications


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