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4363.0.55.001 - Australian Health Survey: Users' Guide, 2011-13  
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Contents >> Survey design and operation


This chapter provides information about the design and operation of the 2011-12 National Health Survey (NHS) and National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey (NNPAS) including the following:

  • scope
  • sample design and selection
  • data collection
  • measures taken to maximise response
  • response rates
  • coding and edit checks
  • weighting, benchmarking and estimation.

This chapter also provides general information on the National Health Measures Survey (NHMS) (referred to as the Biomedical component) and the combined NHS/NNPAS sample file (also known as the Core).

This section contains the following subsection :
      Sample design and selection
      Data collection
      Measures to maximise response
      Response rates
      Input coding
      Edit checks
      Output datasets
      Weighting, benchmarking and estimation procedures

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