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Cluster randomisation and design effects in school surveys: an exploration of the Irish Health Behaviours in School-aged Children data.
(National Institute of Health Sciences, 2008-09)
School surveys are typically conducted in classrooms where children are clustered and thus each participating student is not fully independent of others. Such unavoidable cluster randomisation increases the size of standard ...
Food poverty and health among schoolchildren: Findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study.
(Cambridge Journals Online / The Nutrition Society, 2007)
Objectives - To investigate the relationships between food poverty and food consumption, health and life satisfaction among schoolchildren. Design - Analysis of the 2002 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) ...
Interpersonal relationships as predictors of positive health among Irish youth: The more the merrier.
(Irish Medical Organisation, 2007)
ciations with supportive relationships with friends and family members, we conducted an analysis of data from the 2002 Irish Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Study (HBSC); a cross-sectional survey of 8,424 Irish ...
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 ...
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, ...