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How well protected are sexually active 15 year olds? Cross national patterns in condom and contraceptive pill use 2002 - 2006.
Objectives - To present comparative data on sexual initiation, and condom use and contraceptive pill use at last intercourse among adolescents in Europe, Israel and Canada. Methods - Data were collected by self-report ...
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 ...
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) ...
Worldviews apart? Perceptions of place among rural, farm and urban young people in Ireland.
(Irish Youth Work Centre, 2007)
In this paper, we report findings from a national survey of 8,316 Irish young people in 2002,which reveals the ways in which socio-spatial context impacts on young people's perceptions of the places in which they live and ...
Dieting patterns and related lifestyles of school aged children in the Republic of Ireland.
(Cambridge University Press, 2002)
Objective: The aim of this study was to identify differences in food habits and lifestyle behaviours by dieting status among young people in Ireland. Design: Cross-sectional survey. Participants responded to a self-completion ...
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 ...