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20 Jun 2012
This report describes the microbiological and chemical quality of water in New Zealand drinking-water supplies serving populations of more than 100 people, and progress towards meeting the requirements of the Health Act 1956, from July 2010 to June 2011. The report comprises the following: the level of...
11 Dec 2014
This report provides a snapshot of the health of New Zealanders through the publication of 48 key indicators on health behaviours, health status and access to health care for both adults and children. This report presents the 2013/14 results from the continuous New Zealand Health Survey, with comparisons to...
The New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS) conducts face-to-face interviews with over 13,000 adults and the parents/ caregivers of over 4000 children annually. The survey collects a wealth of information on the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders. Every year it includes a core set of questions, which help the Ministry of Health...
2 Apr 2007
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Development, Healthcare, Whānau, Children, Women, Quality of Life
Antenatal Down Syndrome Screening in New Zealand 2007 is the result of work carried out by the Antenatal Down Syndrome Screening Advisory Group. The Advisory Group was convened as part of a review of the current practice of antenatal screening for Down syndrome carried out by the National Screening Unit. This...
1 May 2011
This is a paper the provides supplementary evidence and recommendations to do with the pharmacological interventions: melatonin, aripiprazole and citalopram. The paper should be read as part of the New Zealand Autism Spectrum Disorder Guideline (2008).
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Community Education, Education & Training, Literacy & Numeracy, Policy
This is an initial statistical report on the Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool in terms of the extent of its use in 2011, the first full year of implementation, the reading and numeracy profiles of learners when first assessed, and the extent to which learners can be seen to have increased their reading and...
2 Mar 2010
This report contains the results of the investigation into possible public health effects resulting from the Mapua contaminated site remediation. The report was written by the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board phs following a request by the Ministry. The report assesses the public...
Topics: Monitoring, Absenteeism & Truancy, Primary Education, Schools, Secondary Education, Children, Population Shifts, Youth
These reports document the surveys of state and state integrated schools designed to capture student attendance and absence over one week.
The Attitudes and Behaviours towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) is undertaken every year by HPA to provide information on alcohol use, behaviours and attitudes. This report provides the method for the 2013 ABAS, which was undertaken between November 2013 and February 2014.
The Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) is undertaken every year by the Health Promotion Agency. This report provides information on the method for the 2014/15 ABAS undertaken between November 2014 and February 2015.
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