ANARE Health Register
Entry ID: ASAC_12

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Abstract: The ANARE Health Register, which has been in operation since 1987, is designed to gather, store, analyse and report on all health related events occurring in the ANARE population. The principal aims of the project are to:

o quantify the occurrence of ill health in Antarctic personnel.
o compare the incidence rates with those in the domestic population.
o assess any trends in health events.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.28   S: -66.28   E: 110.53   W: 110.53
  N: -68.58   S: -68.58   E: 77.97   W: 77.97

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-01-01
Quality The database runs automatic checks of data consistency.
Access Constraints Partially Medical-in-Confidence e.g. health events are confidential. Access is limited to Polar Medicine Branch.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Phone: +61 3 6232 5062
Email: dave.watts at
Contact Address:
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research
Castray Esplanade
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7000
Country: Australia
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Burns, R. and Sullivan, P. (2000), Perceptions of danger, risk taking, and outcomes in a remote community
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-28
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