Health - Class 3 obesity among adults (time trends) 2006/07–2014/15
Ministry of Health
All results are weighted so that they are representative of the total population of adults (15 years and above, unless otherwise specified).
The dataset includes unadjusted prevalence figures for most indicators, estimated number of people (2014/2015 only), and 95% confidence intervals. Some statistics like height, weight, BMI etc are presented as unadjusted mean values.
Indicators are provided by age group, sex, ethnic group (total response ethnicity, ie where people who belong to more than one ethnic group are counted once in each of the ethnic groups they identify with) and neighbourhood deprivation (area-based measure of socioeconomic position or deprivation, NZDep2013)
Not included in the survey were: people living in institutions (such as for long-term hospital care, hospital- and dementia-level care in aged-care facilities, and in prisons), the homeless, short-term visitors and tourists.
Data provided by
New Zealand Health Survey: Adult health status - behaviours and risk factors 2014/15
How to find the data
At URL provided, select 'Adult data tables: Health status, health behaviours and risk factors' from the right-hand column.
Import & extraction details
From the dataset New Zealand Health Survey: Adult health status - behaviours and risk factors 2014/15, this data was extracted:
- Sheet: Obese class 3
- Provided: 120 data points
Dataset originally released on:
December 10, 2015
Method of collection/Data provider
The New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS) conducts face-to-face interviews with over 13,000 adults and the parents/ caregivers of over 4000 children annually. The 2014/15 results provided in this report refer to the sample selected from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015. The survey results refer to the usually resident population of all ages living in permanent dwellings, aged-care facilities and student accommodation