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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 ...
The sensitivity of the Draw and Write technique
This paper presents comparative data from two evaluations which employed the draw and write technique to collect data from primary school pupils (ages eight to ten years). Pupils from health promoting schools and schools ...
School health education and gender: an interactive effect
(Oxford Journals, 2000-03-04)
Post-primary school students (n = 2407) and young adults (n = 477) participated in a cross-sectional evaluation of a health education programme for schools. The Lifeskills programme is based on a philosophy of student ...
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). ...
Achieving consensus in developing a national set of child well-being indicators.
This paper provides an account of the methodology used to gain consensus around the development of a national set of child well-being indicators in the Republic of Ireland. This development was identified as a key objective ...