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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....

Jul 2014
The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) is responsible for the regulation of gambling in New Zealand so that it is safe, fair, legal and honest. Stakeholders in gambling regulation comprise a diverse range of organisations and individuals. As a responsible regulator, DIA is interested in understanding stakeholder views on their...

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...

Jun 2010
This is the first national survey of physical activity, sedentary behaviours and dietary habits in five to 24 year-olds in New Zealand. The Survey was commissioned by SPARC together with the Ministries of Health, Education and Youth Development. Face-to-face interviews with follow-up telephone calls were conducted with a...

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...

Jun 2008
The purpose of this report is to monitor progress towards the implementation of the Government's national mental health strategy.This report presents information on access to secondary mental health and addiction services and examines some of the connections between external organisations and these services. The report...

2 Apr 2010
Actioning Medicines New Zealand is the action plan for Medicines New Zealand – the New Zealand medicines strategy. It is not an exhaustive list of actions, but rather shows what can and will be done to deliver Medicines New Zealand outcomes. This is a living document. The initiatives it contains will change...

27 May 2014
Encouraging families to live healthy lives – by making good food choices, being physically active, sustaining a healthy weight, not smoking and drinking alcohol only in moderation – is part of the Government’s approach to promoting good health. As in many countries around the world, obesity and its associated...

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