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We analyse data from the New Zealand population to understand health and social functioning.
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.
About Whole Population Data Analysis
Learn how COMPASS pioneered census microdata access and about our recent work with the New Zealand Longitudinal Census.
Kumanu Tāngata: The aftermatch project
We collaborate with New Zealand Rugby to analyse data on the long-term health and social outcomes from playing professional rugby union.
Antidepressant Use and Depression Symptoms in Pregnancy
Te Rourou Tātaritanga
The Informatics for Social Services and Wellbeing Programme aims to further develop our national linked data, including the Integrated Data Infrastructure.
Do psychiatric disorders predict later physical diseases?
New Zealand Socioeconomic Index
The New Zealand socioeconomic index (NZSEI) attempts to derive an occupation-based measure of socioeconomic status.
Inequality in Service Uptake: A comparative study
A collaboration looking at patterns of welfare services use and risks of adverse outcomes from using them to a high degree.
Te Hao Nui
A study that aims to create a Māori longitudinal cohort, in order to explore different aspects of wellbeing among Māori across the life course.
The Māori in between
A study focusing on Māori that do not know their iwi affiliation(s), and if they differ from other Māori in health and social service access.
Life-Course Impact of Chronic Health Conditions: A family and whānau perspective
A study made up of 4 projects, looking at the influence of chronic disease upon wider whānau and family members, at different life stages.
Informatics for Social Services and Wellbeing Data New Zealand
Research aiming to enhance access to social science data sets on a nationwide level.
Building a sustainable gender budgeting strategy for New Zealand
A project that aims to inform the publication of a gender equality "scorecard" for use by government agencies and other organisations.
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.
We track and investigate the experiences of cohorts of people speaking the most common non-official languages.
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.
Browse the whole population data analysis projects that have been completed at COMPASS over the past 15 years.
Learn about COMPASS's history of work in this area.
The NZSEI attempts to derive an occupation-based measure of socioeconomic status.
A collaboration with Denmark and US researchers looking at patterns of welfare services use and risks of adverse outcomes from using them to a high degree.
A study that aims to create a Māori longitudinal cohort to explore different aspects of wellbeing among Māori across the life course.
Led by Dr Lara Greaves, focusing on Māori that do not know their iwi affiliation(s), and if they differ from other Māori in areas like health.
Research aiming to enhance access to social science data sets on a nationwide level, and to codify approaches to access, ethical and legal considerations.
A study made up of 4 projects, looking at the influence of chronic disease upon wider whānau and family, including Māori and Pacific sub-populations.
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