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Considering the high child obesity rate in New Zealand, using active transport (that is, walking or cycling) to travel to or from school is an important way for children to...
We've just updated our 'Number and density of livestock' indicator, which sits in the 'Water quality' domain.
We have just updated our 'Unmet need for GP services due to a lack of transport' indicator.
Congratulations to our colleague Dr. Deborah Read, who has just had a major public health success.
Māori children had traffic injury mortality rates which were three times higher than those of children of other ethnicities and represented 52% of all traffic-related deaths between 2007–16.
We have updated the 'Road traffic injury mortality' factsheet, here are some key facts: In 2019, there were 352 traffic-related fatalities in New Zealand.
We've been busy updating our transport indicators over the last month.
The prevalence of SUDI deaths has declined year-on-year between 2000 and 2016. However, SUDI accounts for roughly 18% of all infant deaths in this period.