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We analyse data from the entire New Zealand population to understand health and social functioning.
About Whole Population Data Analysis
Learn how COMPASS pioneered census microdata access and about our recent work with the New Zealand Longitudinal Census.
A small segment of the population with a high concentration of service use
We look at the concentration of service use in the NZ population.
Residential mobility and health
Work looking at the interplay between residential mobility, deprivation, age, personal socioeconomic circumstance, and health outcomes.
A Better Start
We use data to find better ways to predict, prevent, and treat obesity, learning, and mental health problems in children and teenagers.
Child Poverty Health Consequences
We use data from the Survey of Family, Income, and Employment to investigate how to reduce the impact of child poverty.
Application of "Big Data" Analytic Techniques to Identifying New Risk Factors for Sudden Unexplained Death in Infancy (SUDI)
We use data to investigate links between SUDI and contact with mental health services, and further by demographic and environmental risk factors.
Life-course predictors of mortality inequalities
We investigate associations between socioeconomic status and mortality, and the protective effects of social and cultural capital.
Investigating adolescent health
A series of work investigating adolescent health using surveys conducted as part of the inclusive trial.
We track and investigate the experiences of cohorts of people speaking the most common non-official languages.
New Zealand Index of Multiple Deprivation
We work with researchers from the School of Population Health, using 2013 Census data to create indicators of deprivation in a number of aspects of life.
Te Kaha o Nga Rangatahi ki Tamakimakaurau
We work with the Independent Māori Statutory Board, using data to produce baseline measures of wellbeing for Māori in Auckland.
New Zealand Socioeconomic Index
The New Zealand socioeconomic index (NZSEI) attempts to derive an occupation-based measure of socioeconomic status. View the NZSEI-06 and NZSEI-13 here.
Informing tribal activity and investment through scientific reporting
We work with Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, using New Zealand Census and Longitudinal Census data to describe the Ngāi Tahu population over time.
Enhancing Hospital Outcomes
We use data from the New Zealand Health Information Service to investigate the value of investment in the hospital sector.
Changing Pacific Household Composition and Wellbeing, 1981–2006
We use New Zealand Census data to extend our work on family wellbeing to consider Pacific families and households.
Family Whānau and Wellbeing Project (FWWP)
We use New Zealand Census data to create a set of indicators of wellbeing at the family level.
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