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This paper reports the findings of a feasibility study in which data from the Annual Enterprise Survey (AES) were linked to data from the Linked Employer-Employee Database (LEED) and enterprise-level measures of labour productivity and financial performance were constructed. An assessment was then made of the strengths and...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Mortality, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards
While it is commonly accepted that alcohol misuse is harmful, very little is known about the effects of alcohol on the lives of children in New Zealand, particularly those under the age of 16. This special report was commissioned to investigate the role that alcohol consumption plays in the deaths of children and young people in...
2 May 2009
The guidelines provide guidance to public health staff who investigate complaints of adverse health impacts from any poisonings and chemical or hazardous substances injuries (chemical exposure incidents) in non-occupational settings. These guidelines should also be used whenever a notification of chemical exposure/injury for...
This paper examines the impact of job loss due to firm closure on workers’ employment and earnings. It uses data from Statistics New Zealand’s Linked Employer-Employee Data (LEED). LEED is an administrative dataset in which the death of a firm identifier does not always represent a complete firm closure. After selecting all...
This paper examines the impact of job loss due to firm closure on workers’ employment, earnings, and benefit receipt. It uses data from Statistics New Zealand’s Linked Employer-Employee Data (LEED). LEED is an administrative dataset in which the exit of a firm identifier does not always represent a complete firm closure. After...
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...
The report ‘The Health of New Zealand Adults 2011/12’ presents key findings about adults’ health and access to health services in 2011/12. These statistics come from the New Zealand Health Survey. Results are available by sex, age group, ethnic group and neighbourhood deprivation. Regional results will be available in early 2013...
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...
28 Feb 2012
Lead absorption from other than occupational sources is a condition which is notifiable to the Medical Officer of Health under the Health Act 1956. The levels of blood lead which are required to be notified in New Zealand are ‘lead absorption equal to or in excess of 0.48 µmol/l’ (10 µg/dl). While the...
This study describes the employment patterns and work-to-retirement transitions of New Zealanders who were who were born between 1 April 1936 and 31 March 1940 and aged in their 60s during the 1999–2007 period, using longitudinal data from the Linked Employer-Employee Dataset. The study has two main parts. The...
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