Frequently Asked Questions

Our FAQ document can be downloaded using the link below, sections include:

- About the Health Profiles
- About the Health Profiles online tool
- About the data
- About the Health Profiles Project
- How to find out more

Health Profiles Frequently Asked Questions July 2016 (the document is in pdf format)

A rationale document has been produced to explain the reasoning behind changes made to indicators presented in the 2016 Health Profiles:
Rationale for changes to indicators presented in the Health Profiles online tool and annual pdf

For a list of questions specific to the data presented within each previous annual Health Profile pdf release, see the files split by year:

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Health Profiles Data Questions 2016
Health Profiles Data Questions 2015
Health Profiles Data Questions 2014
Health Profiles Data Questions 2013
Health Profiles Data Questions 2012
Health Profiles Data Questions 2011
Health Profiles Data Questions 2010

You can also find the most up to date information using the definitions display on the online tool. This contains various metadata for each individual indicator including how they have been calculated and their underlying source.

One page guide for how to use the Health Profiles online tool: How to use the Health Profiles online tool.pdf