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METeOR identifier:Help on this term637718
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 25/01/2018
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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

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Mental Health Information Strategy Standing Committee

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National Statistical Service 2016.  Working together for an informed Australia. Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics. Viewed 26 April 2016,

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Survey—language Health, Standard 15/04/2021

Survey—sample population Health, Standard 25/01/2018

Survey—survey language Health, Superseded 15/04/2021

Survey—type of enumeration period Health, Standard 25/01/2018

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