This is the first national survey of physical activity, sedentary behaviours and dietary habits in five to 24 year-olds in New Zealand. The results highlight the physical activity and nutrition needs of young people particularly through the transition years, from puberty to adulthood.

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Personally identifiable (e.g. linked to NHI numbers) and longitudinal or aggregated (e.g. for planning, clinical research etc.)? aggregated data reported
Volume of data (e.g. how many records) Since when? a nationally representative sample of 2,503 children and young people aged 5 to 24 years from September 2008 to May 2009
Scope National
Does the data contain diagnoses and clinical outcomes? Does the data contain procedures, device information and medication for therapy? Does this data set have cost / price data? no
Presence of Data dictionary? Column headings in Excel or any kind of data model if residing in a relational database (e.g. Access, SQL Server, Oracle etc.) No
Linked (or linkable) to other datasets within your organisation or across the Sector Not linked
How often does this data set get updated? Daily? Weekly? Monthly? Quarterly? Yearly? not updated
Brief info about the systems and processes used to collect/manage data. Q: Where the data is collected, in what form, and accessibility? The data were collected during a face-to-face home visit and a subsequent telephone interview conducted 7 to 14 days after the CAPI. Height and weight were measured during the home visit. Accelerometers (movement devices) were also administered to participants to provide an objective measure of time spent in physical activity over a seven-day period.
How quickly can the data be made available from time of request and how old is the data once it is made available HG: Possibly slow, if possible at all, as NIHI often specifies in participant consent form that the data isn't going to be used, even in an unidentifiable way, for other purposes than the study without further participant consent.