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8 Aug 2013
The New Zealand Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study 2006-2016 (NZBD) is a systematic analysis of health loss by cause for New Zealanders of all ages, both sexes and both major ethnic groups. It includes estimates of fatal and nonfatal health losses from 217 diseases and injuries and 31 biological and behavioural...
2 Feb 2007
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Housing & Homelessness, Households, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Population Shifts, Rural, Urban, Quality of Life
This report, Urban-Rural Health Comparisons: Key results of the 2002/03 New Zealand Health Survey, compares the health status of New Zealand adults living in urban and rural areas. In particular, this report compares the following aspects of health for urban and rural dwellers: ...
1 May 2006
Unequal Impact: Māori and Non-Māori Cancer Statistics 1996–2001is the first cancer chartbook of Māori and Non-Māori cancer statistics. This chartbook of Māori and non-Māori cancer statistics provides comprehensive analysis of differences in cancer incidences, mortality, stage of diagnosis and survival in New Zealand using...
2 Aug 2010
Unequal Impact II: Māori and Non-Māori Cancer Statistics by Deprivation and Rural-Urban Status 2002-2006 provides specific information about the unequal distribution of cancer outcomes for Māori and Non-Māori. Produced as the follow on to the first cancer chart book 'Unequal Impact: Māori and Non-Māori...
2 Apr 2010
The publication provides guidance for the staff of corrections facilities (prisons), public health services and clinical TB services in New Zealand, to enable them to carry out tasks relating to the case management of prisoners with active TB disease or with latent TB infection in corrections facilities. The...
2 Aug 2007
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Disease, Healthcare, Socio-economic status
This is the fourth report in the Deacades of Disparity series. It updates the earlier reports by providing estimates of ethnic inequalities and income gradients in mortality (all-cause and by-cause) for 2001- 04. The report is an output of the New Zealand Census - Mortality Study, an ongoing record linkage...
2 Dec 2005
A first anniversary report assessing impacts of the Smoke-free Environments Amendment Act (2003) has found strong public support, increasing patronage trends in bars, and no significant economic impacts for hospitality venues overall. The law introduced smoking bans for all indoor workplaces and hospitality venues from 10...
2 Apr 2007
The National Childhood Immunisation Survey 2005 involved interviewing the caregivers of 1563 children aged two to three years old throughout the country from January to March 2005. The study looked at immunisation coverage of the primary series of vaccinations up to the age of two years. Caregiver responses were verified from...
1 Mar 2008
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Crime & Safety, Prisons, Inequality, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Māori, Prisoners
The publication has been prepared by the Public Health Intelligence unit of the Ministry of Health for the Māori Health Directorate, and is based on the ‘PHI Occasional Bulletin: Results from the Prisoner Health Survey 2005’ which was released in December 2006.The Prisoner Health Survey 2005 was conducted by the Ministry of...
2 Jul 2008
Topics: Public Service, Disease, Healthcare, Evaluation, Monitoring, Biotechnology, Science & Technology
The 2007 meningococcal disease annual report provides detailed information on the incidence and distribution of meningococcal disease, the basis for diagnosis, clinical features and outcome and analysis of the group B meningococcal disease epidemic strain. The report was prepared by ESR for the Ministry of...
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