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Australia National Health Survey 2004-2005


General Info
Australia (AUS)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
08/2004 - 06/2005
Series or system 
Australia National Health Survey
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Australia National Health Survey 2004-2005 collected data on the health status of the population, use of health services, and lifestyle risk factors. Information on long-term conditions was self-reported; the study focused primarily on asthma, cancer, diabetes, and heart and circulatory conditions. Questions on a number of lifestyle behaviors covered smoking, alcohol consumption, exercise, obesity, and dietary habits. The sample size was 25,234 private households from all states and territories, across all age groups. Out of 19,501 households, 25,906 people were interviewed.

Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Animal injuries, Asthma, Back and neck pain, Back pain, Birth control pills, Body mass index, Breast cancer, Breastfeeding, Burns, COPD, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cataracts, Causes of morbidity, Chronic kidney diseases, Chronic respiratory diseases, Clinical breast exams, Colon and rectum cancers, Condoms, Conduction disorders and other dysrhythmias, Contraceptives, Corrective lenses, DTP vaccines, Dental care, Diabetes, Dialysis, Diaphragms, Dietary supplements, Diphtheria vaccines, Disability, Edema, Education, Emergency care, Emergency contraception, Employment, Epilepsy, Exposure to forces of nature, Falls, Family composition, Family size, Female infertility, Folic acid supplements, Fruits and vegetables, Glaucoma, Goiter, Gout, Health care access, Health care personnel, Health care use, Health insurance, Health status, Hearing loss, Heart disease, Height, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hib vaccines, Hodgkin lymphoma, Hormone replacement therapy, Hospitals, Hours worked, Housing conditions, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension, Hypertriglyceridemia, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Illicit drug use, Immunization, Income, Influenza vaccines, Inguinal and femoral hernia, Injectable contraceptives, Insulin, Interpersonal violence, Ischemic heart disease, Leukemia, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Male infertility, Marital status, Medicines, Melanoma, Mental and behavioral disorders, Micronutrient supplements, Migraine, Musculoskeletal diseases, Noncommunicable diseases, Obesity, Occupational injuries, Occupations, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Otitis media, Pap smears, Peptic ulcer disease, Physical activity, Physical therapy, Pneumococcal vaccines, Poisonings, Polio vaccines, Prostate cancer, Psoriasis, Public social assistance, Rheumatoid arthritis, Road traffic injuries, Screening mammography, Sense organ diseases, Sexual abstinence, Sexual sterilization, Skin cancers, Stomach cancer, Stroke, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Traditional birth control, Tuberculosis, Unintentional injuries, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Varicella, Vision loss, Vitamin D supplements, Weight