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2 Nov 2009
New Zealand Tobacco Use Survey 2008: Quitting results, focussing on the quitting behaviour of current smokers, is the second report based on the New Zealand Tobacco Use Survey 2008 (NZTUS 2008) data. The first report, Tobacco Trends 2008: A brief update of tobacco use in New Zealand was released in June 2009....

Aug 2017
This series presents the results of the 2015 Mental Health Monitor (NZMHM). The 2015 NZMHM collected data related to overall mental health and wellbeing, connectedness and support, mental distress (depression, anxiety and psychological distress), knowledge of depression and anxiety, help-seeking behaviour and...

2 Oct 2005
The report uses the data on visits by Māori and non-Māori patients at community-based general practices. Information was logged on 6,384 visits by Māori with a more detailed sub-sample of 1,447 visits. Māori consultations at A&M Clinics were included. Māori accounted for twelve percent of...

28 Feb 2012
This report presents key findings for Pacific peoples from the 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey, including energy and nutrient intake, dietary supplement use, dietary habits and eating patterns, food security, and nutrition-related health (eg, body size, blood pressure and diabetes).  This report also includes...

2 May 2009
This report presents key findings about problem gambling and gambling-related harm in the New Zealand population, from the 2006/07 New Zealand Health Survey. In particular, the report examines gambling participation, the prevalence of gambling-related harm, other behaviours and health outcomes linked with...

4 Jun 2008
Portrait of Health is the first release of key descriptive findings from the 2006/07 New Zealand Health Survey. Analyses have been presented by gender, age group, ethnic group, neighbourhood deprivation and regional area where possible. Results are compared with earlier surveys where possible for the total population and for...

Feb 2011
Some countries, including Finland and Denmark, are now conducting their population censuses using administrative data registers rather than a nationwide survey of households. This information paper describes the main features of a register-based census, and the necessary pre-conditions for this approach. The...

Oct 2012
This paper outlines the implications of adjusting productivity statistics for a variable rate of capacity utilisation of capital. Capacity utilisation data from the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research shows that capacity utilisation is not constant over time. Capacity utilisation adjustment leads to marginally lower...

Sep 2010
In this paper we answer three questions about demographic change and violent crime in New Zealand: How has the age-sex profile of violent offending been changing? How have changes in age-sex structure affected overall offending rates for violent crime? How will likely changes in age-sex structure and offending rates affect...

Longitudinal analyses with continuous repeated outcomes provide fuller insight into population and individual behaviour over time. Insights into processes of social change can thus be greatly enhanced through a more extensive use of longitudinal data. Using the Linked Employer-Employee Data (LEED), factors associated with wage...

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