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Food consumption and dietary behaviour of children from the Traveller community: data from the 2006 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey.
(Cambridge Journals Online / The Nutrition Society, 2008-06-20)
The Travelling community are an indigenous ethnic group of Irish people with a distinct culture and history of nomadism. Travellers differ from the general population in many aspects, including their lifestyle, culture and ...
A cross-national profile of bullying and victimisation among adolescents in 40 countries
Objectives: (1) To compare the prevalence of bullying and victimization among boys and girls and by age in 40 countries. (2) In 6 countries, to compare rates of direct physical, direct verbal, and indirect bullying by ...
Researching health inequalities in adolescents: The development of the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC) Family Affluence Scale.
Socioeconomic inequalities in adolescent health have been little studied until recently, partly due to the lack of appropriate and agreed upon measures for this age group. The difficulties of measuring adolescent socioeconomic ...
Family structure and children's eating patterns: secondary analysis of the Health Behaviours in School-aged Children (HBSC) study 2002.
(National Institute of Health Sciences, 2008-10)
A variety of family and social factors influence children's eating behaviours such as availability of and preference for particular foods, portion size, cultural values regarding food types and preparation, parents' beliefs ...
Family, peer and school relationships as predictors of tobacco, alcohol and cannabis use in Irish adolescents: differences between sustained and experimental substance use.
Adolescence is a vital period in shaping behaviour patterns. Substance use is one of the most commonly studies risk behaviours among adolescents. There are three mutually exclusive levels of substance use: non-use, ...