Social Research Centre

New South Wales Population Health Survey

Have you been contacted about participating in this study?


Research Areas

Health +
Wellbeing

Project Status

Large solid blue ellipse.
Intention
Large solid blue ellipse.
Invitation
Large solid blue ellipse.
Involvement
Large solid blue ellipse.
Insights
Large solid blue ellipse.
Impact

The Social Research Centre has been contracted to conduct the New South Wales Population Health Survey.

Partner

NSW Ministry of Health

 

 

Aims + Outcomes

The Survey investigates ongoing information on health behaviours, health status and other factors that influence the health of the people of NSW. Feedback on these issues supports planning, implementation and evaluation of health services and programs in NSW and helps the NSW Ministry of Health put measures in place to plan for health system improvements in the future.

Methods

Insight

25%

Master project template 2: insight 1. 25% of … say that … this is a test.

20%

Master project template 2: Of those who were a part in activities, around 1 in 5 were representing their town, city or state.

1 in 10

Master project template: An upward trend in student interest in x,y,z and 1 in 10 students mentioned that this was a sample insight.

Impact

A man and woman with tattoos embrace on a sandy beach.
A hand-painted sign on grass.
Man smiling walking down stairs with blue reflective sunglasses on.

Reports

Master project template 2: report

Full Analysis Report

Exposure and the impact on attitudes of the 2019-20 Australian Bushfires

Have you been contacted about participating in this study?

Who participates?

Over 12,000 interviews will be undertaken across New South Wales in the coming months.

What are the benefits?

The Survey provides ongoing information on health behaviours, health status and other factors that influence the health of the people of NSW to support planning, implementation and evaluation of health services and programs in NSW. Your experience is valuable to us and your response to the survey will contribute to the improvement of New South Wales Health into the future.

How does it work?

You may have received a text message from 0426309701, or a phone call from 0488829027 or 0257325787 regarding this study.

How do we ensure privacy is protected?

The Social Research Centre complies with the Australian Privacy Principles. Any information you provide will be completely confidential and your answers will not be identified as individual responses. Responses are used for research purposes only and are treated in strict confidence. No other agency or department will have access to your details. All information provided is protected by strict Commonwealth and State privacy laws. Please see the SRC’s Privacy Policy for more information.

FAQs

Who is this survey being undertaken for?

The New South Wales Population Health Survey is being conducted for the NSW Ministry of Health. The Social Research Centre to conducts the telephone interviews required for this survey.

How will the information be used?

The Survey provides ongoing information on health behaviours, health status and other factors that influence the health of the people of NSW to support planning, implementation and evaluation of health services and programs in NSW.

Why should I participate in this survey?

It is vital that our sample represents all sectors of the NSW population to gather an accurate picture of the attitudes, behaviours and health needs of your community. Feedback on these issues helps the NSW Ministry of Health put measures in place to plan for health system improvements. Your assistance will help the NSW Ministry of Health plan better health services in your community.

How long will the survey take to complete?

The survey will take approximately 20-25 minutes to complete. Arrangements can be made for you to participate at any time that is convenient for you.

Is the survey compulsory?

The survey is entirely voluntary, but your participation is important if the Ministry is to get accurate feedback on the health status of the NSW community.

Why are you calling from an ‘02’ number?

As this is a very important study for the NSW Ministry of Health we felt residents of NSW would be more receptive to receiving a call from a 02 number.

How did you get my mobile telephone number?

An Australian company that provides phone numbers for market and social research has supplied us with a list of mobile numbers. Some of these have been randomly generated, and others have been verified as belonging to NSW residents.
We’re calling on mobile phones so we can get a representative sample of people across NSW.

What can I do if I would like further information about the survey?

To confirm the bona fides of the NSW Population Health Survey or to receive an answer to general queries, New South Wales residents can call the SRC hotline on 1800 023 040.

Resources

Full Analysis Report (Population Health Test)

Full Analysis Report (Population Health Test)

Get in touch

Contact

Ministry of Health hotline

If you would like to speak to a member of the research team, you can call the Ministry of Health hotline on 1800 620 277. The hours of operation are 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday to Friday to speak to somebody. At other times, leave a message and someone will call back.

General information

For general information on the NSW Population Health Survey or to view previous studies, go to the Ministry’s website here.

NSW Ministry of Health feedback form

The NSW Ministry of Health also has a feedback form on its website here.