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Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health

This release covers the most important statistics (Tier 1) from the 2019/20 New Zealand Health Survey. The statistics included are:

  • self-rated health
  • smoking (current)
  • past-year drinking
  • hazardous drinking
  • obesity
  • mental health status (psychological distress)
  • unmet need for GP due to cost
  • unfilled prescription due to cost.

You can view these statistics, along with the full set of indicators from the 2019/20 New Zealand Health Survey, in our New Zealand Health Survey Annual Data Explorer. It includes data from previous years of the survey as well as providing results by gender, age group, ethnic group and neighbourhood deprivation. For the first time, the New Zealand Health Survey results will be presented by disability status.

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