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Influence on self-rated health of socio-demographic, lifestyle and affluence factors
(Irish Medical Association, 2007-09)
In this analysis we employed the International Health Behaviour Among School Aged Children (HBSC) 1998 data, comprising 8326 Irish children and 115,327 children in the International dataset, to examine influences on self ...
The relationship between parental socio-economic status and episodes of drunkenness among adolescents: findings from a cross-national survey
(BioMed Central, 2006-11-28)
Behavioral factors such as (excessive) alcohol consumption play a major role in the explanation of social inequalities in health. The unequal distribution of health risk behaviors among socio-economic groups has important ...
Assessing the use of the Family Affluence scale among Irish school children
(Irish Medical Organisation, 2007-09)
The objective of this analysis was to examine the answering rates, internal reliability and external validity of the Family Affluence Scale (FAS) employing data from the 2002 Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children ...
Early initiation of cannabis use: A cross-national European perspective
This study reports on nationwide cross-sectional surveys in six European countries in 2001-2002, within the framework of the World Health Organization's collaborative study, Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC). ...
Children photographing well-being: facilitating participation in research
Children aged 8-12 years took 723 photographs representing well-being. Another group of children categorised the photographs, identified what was missing and discussed their inter-relationships. The largest categories were ...
Expanding the role of young people in research: towards a better understanding of their lives.
(Jagiellonian University Press, 2014)
The participation of young people in the research process can be empowering for the participants and valuable for the research outcomes. This paper presents the methods used and outcomes of involving youth in the development ...
Absence of seasonal effects in HBSC data
(National Institute of Health Sciences, 2006-01)
Seasonality has been documented in the literature as an influence on health status and behaviours. On the basis of such associations, it was both necessary and opportunistic to use the dual intake of the Irish HBSC data ...
Romantic attraction and substance use in 15-year-old adolescents from eight European countries
Sexual minority youth are at higher risk of substance use than heterosexual youth. However, most evidence in this area is from North America, and it is unclear whether the findings can be generalized to other cultures and ...
HBSC Ireland 2018: Health and well-being of young people in Donegal
(Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway, 2020-06-30)
This short report presents indicators of health and well-being in young people from Donegal, compared to the same findings from other counties of Republic of Ireland (ROI). The indicators included in this analysis are the ...
Trends in health behaviours, health outcomes and contextual factors between 1998-2018: Findings from the Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study
(Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway and Department of Health, Ireland, 2021)
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