1,488 Works

Use of Patient Education Materials in General Practice: Suitability and use for older patients, 2000

Margaret Steinberg, Leigh Tooth, Michele Clark, David King, Fred DeLooze & Kryss McKenna
The aims of this study were twofold. Firstly, to determine the extent and pattern of use of Patient Education Materials (PEMs) by General Practioners (GPs) with their older patients, and secondly older people's perceptions of and saftisfaction with the PEMs provided by GPs. In achieving the aims the study sampled two populations, GPs and older patients. Variables for the GPs data include practice details; use of PEMs; type of PEMs used; when and where the...

Australian Election Campaign Television News Coverage 2001 Ch 9 Perth 6pm DAYS

David Denemark, Clive Bean & Ian Ward
The aim of the project was to explore television news coverage of Australian election campaigns and measured the amount of television coverage of politican parties, leaders and election issues. National bulletins were collected and local news in Brisbane and Perth during the 2001 federal election campaign. This study was also conducted in 1998. This study measures coverage of 12 election issues as defined in the Australian Election Study (ADA No. 1001) as were 12 other...

Age Poll, November 1979

Irving Saulwick
Topics in this survey are reasons for unemployment for young people, how life will be in the 1980's, performance of Prime Minister Fraser and Opposition Leader Hayden, type and location of last holiday away from home, relationship with neighbours, awarding of British and Australian Honours, civil liberties (right to strike and right to march), licence fees for desexed dogs, dog ownership, drugs causing most problems to community, and heroin. Standard variables are country of birth,...

Australian two-party preferred votes, 1949-1982: File s2

Colin A. Hughes
This data file brings together the 'two-party-preferred vote' figures for Commonwealth and State elections conducted in the period 1949-82. No figures are given for state elections in Tasmania because its proportional representation system is not readily amenable to this technique. For each electoral division or district, the record for a particular election contains the numbers of ALP and non-ALP votes and the corresponding percentages (to one decimal place).

ANZUS and Australia's Security: Australian Attitudes, October 1983

United States Information Service
Topics in this survey include: opinion of USSR and US; respondent's reading on 1983 nuclear arms control negotiation in Geneva; willingness of US and USSR to reach agreement on nuclear weapons reduction; amount of attention respondent pays to defence and security issues; ANZUS; support for variety of forms of defence co-operation; Australia's co-operation in ANZUS extend to Western Pacific and Indian Oceans; US or Australian benefits gained from ANZUS; ANZUS and risk of attack of...

Structural properties of groups, 1976-1978: File 78a

William A. Scott & Ruth Scott
This research is concerned with the development and validation of sociometric indices of the structural properties of groups. The 1976 study contained general questions about the group, its members, and the respondents' activities in relation to them. Sixteen questions were used to create interpersonal rating matrices from which sociometric measures of status differentiation, bias differentiation, status-bias concordance and differential mutuality were constructed. Scale analysis of 36 questions gave homogeneous and distinct scales of member heterogeneity,...

University of Melbourne Social Survey, 1941-1943: A 1981 Sample

John Lack
In 1981, Dr John Lack of the Department of History at the University of Melbourne received a grant from the Australian Research Grants Committee to re-code and convert into digital form a sample of responses from the University of Melbourne Social Survey, undertaken by Wilfred Prest of the Faculty of Commerce between September 1941 and January 1943. Prest's interviewers visited more than six thousand addresses in Melbourne (every thirtieth in the CBD and northern and...

Ageing in the Western Pacific, 1984

Gary R. Andrews, Nii-K Plange, Paul C. Y. Chen, Jane C. Baltazar & Jeong Huh
The World Health Organisation initiated this study in 1983, with the principal aim of providing a base of data on the situation of the aging population in developing countries, as well as providing an opportunity to compare and contrast the situation between countries in the same region. The four countries included in the study - Fiji, Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines - completed survey fieldwork in 1984, after surveying samples of their population aged 60...

Church attendance in Christchurch, 1962

Hans Mol
The purpose of the study was to acquire an insight into the religious interests of the people of Christchurch. The questionnaire was designed to test a number of general hypotheses regarding denomination, age and the differences in church attendance between such groups. The questionnaire contained only a small number of questions most of which were background variables covering the respondent's sex, marital status, age, religious denomination, education and occupation. Questions on church attendance included self-perception...

Patterns of tobacco smoking in Australia:3, 1980

Nigel Gray & David Hill
Variables on smoking habits include type of smoker; when respondent gave up smoking; change in cigarette smoking in last two years; and brand, type and number of cigarettes smoked. Background variables are age, life-cycle stage of respondent and grocery buyer, country of birth, marital status, level of education, employment status, income of respondent and breadwinner, occupation of respondent and breadwinner, employment sector, number of children under 16, ages and sex of children, number in household,...

Tobacco smoking patterns in Australia, 1974

Nigel Gray & David Hill
A large representative sample of Australians aged 14 years or more was interviewed to determine current smoking rates by age and type of smoking, together with patterns of giving up smoking. Variables included the number of cigarettes smoked per day, patterns of cessation and other smoking changes in the previous two years. Brand preference was also recorded. Background variables included age, sex, country of birth, occupation, income, education and area of residence.

Survey of the Military Profession, Australia: Stage 2, 1987/1992

Hugh Smith & Ian McAllister
In 1992 resurveying began of those who responded as officer cadets to the Survey of the Military Profession in 1987 (see SSDA study no. 477). Both those who were still serving members of the Australian Defence Force and those who had left were contacted via the respective Service Personnel areas in the Department of Defence. Different surveys were sent depending upon whether the recipient was still a serving member of the Australian Defence Force or...

Structural properties of groups, 1976-1978: File 76a

William A. Scott & Ruth Scott
This research is concerned with the development and validation of sociometric indices of the structural properties of groups. The 1976 study contained general questions about the group, its members, and the respondents' activities in relation to them. Sixteen questions were used to create interpersonal rating matrices from which sociometric measures of status differentiation, bias differentiation, status-bias concordance and differential mutuality were constructed. Scale analysis of 36 questions gave homogeneous and distinct scales of member heterogeneity,...

Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth, 2006 cohort (Version 10.0)

Australian Government Department Of Education And Training
In 2006 a nationally representative sample of about 14,000 15 year-old students was selected to participate in the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). This group of young people became the fourth cohort of the LSAY program (LSAY Y06). As part of PISA, assessments in mathematical literacy, reading literacy and scientific literacy were administered in schools to provide information on student achievement. Students also completed a background questionnaire about themselves, their families, their views...

Saulwick Age Poll, 28 September 1993: A

Saulwick Research
Saulwick Age Poll, 28 September 1993: A

Overseas arrivals and departures, Australia, 1980 - 1994 : unit record data: File a83

Department Of Immigration And Ethnic Affairs
Statistics of overseas arrivals in, and departures from, Australia are collected by means of the Incoming and Outgoing Passenger cards completed by all travellers. As well as being used for statistical purposes, the information collected is used by the Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs for administrative purposes. Data is made available on a quarterly basis from the first quarter of 1980, and relates to the number of movements in a specified time, rather than...

PATH Through Life Project, 1999, Wave 1

Helena Christensen, Anthony Jorm, Kaarin Anstey & Bryan Rodgers
The PATH Project is a longitudinal study that aims to measure the systemic patterns of anxiety and depression across an adult life span, focusing on different influential factors such as gender, occupation, personality, physical health, brain changes and genetics. The study, which began in 1999, will be conducted every four years with the same participants over a twenty year period. In 1999, the 20-24 year old cohort was interviewed, with the 40-44 year olds interviewed...

Saulwick AGB McNair Poll, 7, January 1992

Saulwick Research
This is one of a deposit of 29 opinion polls, intending to explore public attitudes to social and political questions, conducted by Saulwick Research in conjunction with ABG McNair between January 1992 and November 1994. This study description applies to all polls in that deposit. It covers the following datasets: 1990-1999: Saulwick AGB McNair Polls, Study IDs 00905-00933. The polls in this group vary in their purpose and sampling scope. The collection includes regular national...

Aboriginal and non-aboriginal deaths in custody, Australia, 1980-1989

David Biles, David McDonald & Jillian Fleming
This study is one of several studies conducted for a Royal Commission inquiry into aboriginal deaths in custody. The study aims to provide information on deaths which occurred in police and prison custody throughout Australia in the 1980s, in order to place the phenomenon of aboriginal deaths in custody in the broader context of all deaths in custody during the period. Topics covered include the time, environment and cause of the death, amount of time...

Australian Gallup Polls, August 1987

AGB McNair
Theme-Names: crime: penalties for / women: clergy / religion: women clergy; beliefs / finance, personal: current status; spending v. saving / housing: home property / savings and investments: type of investments. Background variables: age / sex / highest level of education / occupation / income / occupation of head of household / marital status / vote enrolment at last election / present voting intention / home ownership / number of persons living in dwelling /...

Australian Gallup Polls, September 1983

McNair Anderson Associates
Themes-Names: budgets / crime: Federal Crimes Commission; organised / politicians, state: Queensland / sport and fitness: sponsorship of / taxation: direct v. indirect. Background variables: age / sex / highest level of education / occupation / income / occupation of head of household / marital status / vote enrolment at last election / present voting intention / home ownership / number of persons living in dwelling / country of birth / leisure activities.

Australian Election Campaign Television News Coverage 2007 Channel 10 Perth 5 pm unweighted data

William Bowe
The 2007 election campaign TV news coverage files extend previous sets of TV news coverage data gathered by David Denemark (1998) and by David Denemark, Clive Bean ((Queensland Univ of Technology) and Ian Ward (Univ of Queensland), 2001). The aim of the project was to explore television news coverage of Australian election campaigns and measured the amount of television coverage of political parties, leaders and election issues. National bulletins were collected and local news in...

Registration Year

  • 2016
    6
  • 2017
    53
  • 2018
    867
  • 2019
    562

Resource Types

  • Dataset
    1,486
  • Collection
    1