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New Zealand Health Survey 2015-2016


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2015 - 06/2016
Series or system 
New Zealand Health Survey
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The purpose of the survey was to collect data in order to develop national health policies and services.  Data was collected on access to health services, oral health, and health conditions, behaviors and risk factors.

A total of 13,781 adults and 4,721 children participated in the survey, 80% of the original sample size. In addition to an interview, anthropometry and blood pressure measurements were collected.

Suggested citation 
CBG Health Research Ltd., Ministry of Health (New Zealand). New Zealand Health Survey 2015-2016. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Health (New Zealand).