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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 ...
Food marketing in Irish schools
Purpose - Schools are thought to represent a growing marketing opportunity for food advertisers in many countries. Marketing of unhealthy food to children is linked to the increased prevalence of obesity worldwide. This ...
HBSC Ireland: Physical Activity Patterns by Age and Gender
(National University of Ireland, Galway, 2008-11)
This short report presents a brief analysis of Moderate-Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA) among Irish schoolchildren by age, gender, urban or rural location and health board region.
HBSC Ireland: Child Wellbeing in South County Dublin
(National University of Ireland, Galway, 2008-12)
This short report presents a brief analysis of the national well-being indicators for children in the South Dublin County Council area. These analyses were matched with randomly selected children of the same age-groups ...
Consommation de cannabis par les élèves de 15 ans - Données issues de l'enquête internationale HBSC/OMS dans 32 pays occidentaux.
(French Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, 2006-03)
In the 32 western countries that participated in the Health behaviour in school-aged children (HBSC 2002) survey conducted in schools, about 20% of 15-year-olds declared that they had already used cannabis, which is ...
Factors associated with bicycle helmet use among young adolescents in a multinational sample
(BMJ Group, 2005-03-22)
Bicycle helmet use among young adolescents varies greatly between countries; however, helmet use does not reach 50% in any country. Age is the most significant individual factor associated with helmet for helmet using ...
Self-esteem norms for Irish young people.
(Ammons Scientific, 2003-06)
Self-esteem scores from the Rosenberg Self-esteem scale collected from a large sample of Irish young people are presented as norms for this population.
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) ...
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 ...