Identifying and definitional attributes
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The collection of information about characteristics of interest from some, or all, units of a population using well-defined concepts, methods and procedures.
Statistical surveys collect data to answer a question by placing a statistical value to an indicator or measure. Surveys measure one or more characteristics of the whole population or a sample of the population.
Source and reference attributes
Mental Health Information Strategy Standing Committee
National Statistical Service 2016. Working together for an informed Australia. Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics. Viewed 26 April 2016, http://www.nss.gov.au/nss/home.nsf/NSS/
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Survey—sample population Health, Standard 25/01/2018
Survey—survey language Health, Standard 25/01/2018
Survey—type of enumeration period Health, Standard 25/01/2018