Localised data sources for community health indicators: Ipswich Local Governance Area

Ostini, Jenny and Ostini, Remo and Bush, Robert (2010) Localised data sources for community health indicators: Ipswich Local Governance Area. Technical Report. Healthy Communities Reseach Centre, The University of Queensland . [Report]

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Abstract

The Healthy Communities Research Centre (HCRC) undertook a small-scale innovative project to locate and identify data collected within the Ipswich region that has the potential to contribute to health and wellbeing in the area. The data of interest were information gathered on a routine basis by organisations and groups outside the mainstream of public health. That is, grassroots data collection that currently 'flies under the radar' either because the information is not public, the potential for data use is not recognised or for some other reason.

The goal of the project was to find data sources that are valid, reoccurring and geographically bound, which can be used over time to help improve health in a local area. Thus, this project started at the bottom with what could be called a 'field investigation' or exploration of data collection in the Ipswich area.


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Item Type: Report (Technical Report)
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No indication of copyright restrictions.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Australian Digital Futures Institute
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2014 02:30
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2014 07:10
Uncontrolled Keywords: community health, data collection, field data collection,innovation, health indicators
Fields of Research : 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111708 Health and Community Services
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 92 Health > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920401 Behaviour and Health
Identification Number or DOI: doi:10.13140/2.1.4938.3686
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/25996

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