To monitor population health for adults and children

Additional information:

Have_(encrypted)_NHI Yes
Personally identifiable (e.g. linked to NHI numbers) and longitudinal or aggregated (e.g. for planning, clinical research etc.)? Survey identifier, and can be linked to encrypted NHI if respondent has approved this
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? Info about the health conditions people have (e.g. diagnosis data)?  Self-reported health conditions. Cost/price data?  No (except self-reported unmet need due to cost, cost of last GP / Practice Nurse / afterhours visit)
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.)  Survey questionnaire, NZHS user dictionary
How often does this data set get updated? Daily? Weekly? Monthly? Quarterly? Yearly?  Quarterly data, but we report on data annually (July–June years)
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 comes from Collected by CBG Health Research Ltd, who are the survey interviewers for the survey
Data format, e.g., data structure, data types, and storage form (relational database, Excel, csv, etc.).  Unit record data, some derived variables
How well the data is structured, e.g. free text VS coded text VS pick-list (drop-down list) Data format - numeric or character?  Mix