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Guest editorial—Health surveys: Building an information base for population health in NSW

Louisa Jorm

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 12(8) 213 - 214 Published: 2001

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Louisa Jorm

Abstract

Information about the circumstances of birth, and the causes of death, is recorded for the whole population. Between these two points in the lifecycle, information about health is captured when individuals come into contact with specific health services.