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ABS Australian Health Survey (AHS), 2011–13 (2011–12 National Health Measures Survey component)

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In 2011–13, the AHS incorporated the first biomedical collection, the National Health Measures Survey (NHMS). It involved the collection of a range of blood and urine tests from over 11,000 participants aged 5 years and over across Australia.

Information available from this survey includes biomarkers of chronic disease, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and kidney disease, and nutrient biomarkers, including iron, folate, iodine and vitamin B12.

Link to data source:Help on this termABS cat. no. 4363.0.55.001 - Australian Health Survey: Users' Guide, 2011-13

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Data custodian:Help on this termAustralian Bureau of Statistics