Population health surveys provide ongoing information on health behaviours, health status and other factors that influence the health of the people of NSW.
*Interviews currently being conducted
NSW Adult Health Survey is collected through a telephone survey of about 13,000 people from all over NSW. This survey is conducted between February and December each year.
NSW School Students Health Behaviours Survey is conducted in NSW schools every 3 years to provide information about the health behaviours and attitudes of secondary school students.
NSW Child Health Survey is collected through a telephone survey of about 15,000 people from all over NSW. This survey is conducted between February and December each year.
In addition to the Population Health Surveys above
other surveys and studies are conducted as required.
The Ministry encourages people who are contacted to participate in the surveys. Before analysis and reporting, all data are de-identified. No information is published or released in a form that could identify an individual. The results are of great value to the community in planning how to improve the health of people in NSW and local health services.
The NSW Population Health Survey is currently administered under contract by The Social Research Centre Pty Ltd. If you have a text message from 0426 308 416 or missed a call from (02) 5732 5768 it is because The Social Research Centre has attempted to contact you to participate in the Survey. If you have any concerns or comments about the research, The Social Research Centre can be reached via:
Phone: 1800 023 040Email:
The Social Research Centre will be conducting interviews during the following hours:Monday to Friday: 9am to 8:30pmSaturday: 11am to 5pmSunday: 11am to 5pm (as required)
In addition, a representative of the NSW Ministry of Health can also be reached on 1800 620 277, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.