ACT General Health Survey
The ACT General Health Survey is currently being conducted for the ACT Government Health Directorate. This is a telephone survey of about 1,200 people from all over the ACT.
This survey is conducted every year between February and December.
About this telephone survey
The NSW Department of Health is contracted to undertake this survey on behalf of the ACT Health Directorate.
The questions in the survey cover a wide range of topics, including:
- use of and satisfaction with health services such as hospitals, emergency departments, and general practitioners
- physical and emotional health
- health conditions such as asthma and diabetes
- factors that affect health such as eating habits, smoking, alcohol consumption, and physical activity
- individual characteristics such as age, education, and languages spoken at home.
The ACT Health Directorate encourages people who are contacted to participate in the survey.
The results from this survey will provide valuable information to assist the ACT Health Directorate monitor the health of the ACT population and inform government decision making.
This in turn will guide the development of health programs and services that meet the needs and concerns of the community.
For further information, please contact (02) 6207 4037 during business hours.