The Jean Hailes fourth annual Women's Health Survey reveals the health needs, behaviours and concerns of women across the country. This year, 15,262 women aged 18 years or older and living in Australia responded to the survey.
Here are some highlights of the survey results.
Download the full report PDF and survey highlights infographic
(Read the survey media release)
Other highlights include:
- 56.9% of women said they will first seek information by searching the internet when they have a health concern; this increased to 63.5% for women aged 18-50
- fact sheets and face-to-face education were the most popular ways to receive health information with 59.4% and 42% of respondents across all age groups, respectively
- apps were more popular among younger age groups with 38% of women under 51 choosing them as a preferred way to receive health information, compared to 18.2% of women older than 50.
For more information and media enquiries please contact Janelle Carrigan.
National Women's Health Survey - past years