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Children's Participation in Cultural and Leisure Activities, Australia: Primarily provides information about the participation of children aged 5–14 years in cultural, sporting and other leisure activities. Details on children's use of the Internet and mobile phones are also presented.
Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC): Collected data from people with a disability, older people and those who provide assistance to these people. Includes Summary of findings, Users' Guide, State tables and reference guides for the associated CURFs.
Household Expenditure on Health: A snapshot: Presents an overview of the health expenditure of households in Australia, focusing on medical care and health costs. Data from the ABS Household Expenditure Survey (HES) and the National Health Survey.
National Nutrition Survey (NNS): These selected highlights discuss food–related habits and attitudes over a 12–month period. Includes Users' Guide plus Foods Eaten and Nutrient Intakes and Physical Measurements with reference guides for the associated CURFs.
Perspectives on Sport: Presents a series of short articles on topics of interest relating to sport and physical recreation.
Sports and Physical Recreation: A statistical overview, Australia: Presents a statistical overview on participation in sports and physical recreation activities.
Pregnancy and Employment Transitions, Australia: Covers changing hours of work, paid and unpaid leave, caring for a newborn child and other work–related changes associated with pregnancy and the birth of a child.
Private Health Insurance: A snapshot: Presents a brief overview of the level and types of private health insurance used by Australians.
Private Hospitals, Australia: Presents details from private hospitals including income and expenditure, patient and hospital characteristics and patient separations.
Selected Health Occupations, Australia: Provides an overview of Australia's health workforce, covering four key occupational groups: Generalist medical practitioners, Specialists, Dental practitioners, and Nurses.
Work–Related Injuries, Australia: Presents information about people aged 15 years and over who experienced their most recent work-related injury or illness in the last 12 months.
Previous ABS surveys: Includes a number of past surveys and publications on health.

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