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dc.contributor.authorCallaghan, Mary
dc.date.accessioned2013-02-22T15:27:51Z
dc.date.available2013-02-22T15:27:51Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.citationCallaghan, M. & The HBSC Ireland Team (2012) Food poverty among schoolchildren in Ireland. HBSC Ireland Research Factsheet No. 13. Fact Sheeten_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10379/3257
dc.description.abstractHBSC Ireland 2010 has found that 20.9% of schoolchildren in Ireland report going to school or bed hungry because there is not enough food at home. This figure represents a slight increase from 16.6% in 2006. More boys (22.4%) report that they go to school or bed hungry than girls (19.3%). More children in the 10-11 year old age group report going to school or bed hungry at 26.8%, which is an increase from 18.3% in 2006. Children who report going to school or bed hungry are less likely to report excellent health and feeling very happy about their lives. They are more likely to report having been drunk, current smoking, being injured, frequent emotional and physical symptoms and to have bullied others. Food poverty in this factsheet refers to children who report going to school or bed hungry because there is not enough food at home.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipWorld Health Organisationen_US
dc.formatapplication/pdfen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherHBSC Irelanden_US
dc.subjectHBSC Irelanden_US
dc.subjectHealth Behaviour in School-Aged Childrenen_US
dc.subjectFood povertyen_US
dc.titleFood poverty among schoolchildren in Ireland. HBSC Ireland Research Factsheet No. 13.en_US
dc.typeReporten_US
dc.date.updated2013-02-12T18:15:30Z
dc.local.publishedsourcehttp://www.nuigalway.ie/hbsc/en_US
dc.description.peer-reviewednon-peer-reviewed
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dc.local.contactMary Callaghan, Room 202, Aras Na Coirbe, Nui Galway. 2979 Email: mary.callaghan@nuigalway.ie
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