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Australia National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey 2007


General Info
Australia (AUS)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/2007 - 08/2007
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey (ANCNPAS) collected detailed dietary, nutritional, and physical activity information from 4,487 children aged 2-16 years. The survey consisted of several components, including a face-to-face computer-assisted personal interview (CAPI) conducted at the participant's home, which included 24-hour dietary and time-use recall, and a subsequent telephone interview conducted one to three weeks after the home interview. Anthropometric measurements were collected for all participants, while pedometers were used to capture the average number of steps taken over six days by children aged 5-16 years. 

Microdata is also available from the Australian Data Archive.