The baseline AusDiab study was conducted in 1999-2000 (baseline)and 2005 (follow-up) to determine the prevalence of diabetes, obesity and other risk factors including hypertension and dyslipidaemia.

Collection details
Classification/dimension variables
  • Age
  • Sex

Temporal coverage

from 1/1/1999 to 31/12/2005

Geographical coverage


Data availability

  • Publications

Restricted unit record access subject to Ethics Committee approval and/or the agreement of all relevant data custodians in all states and territories (charges may apply).

Data scope

Stratified sample of adults 25 and over residing in 42 randomly chosen Census Collector Districts across the six States and the Northern Territory.



External links and information 

The Baker Institute


[email protected]

*Data collection with restricted access