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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 ...
Researching health inequalities in adolescents: The development of the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC) Family Affluence Scale.
Socioeconomic inequalities in adolescent health have been little studied until recently, partly due to the lack of appropriate and agreed upon measures for this age group. The difficulties of measuring adolescent socioeconomic ...
Diet and related behaviour of children from disadvantaged schools in Ireland: data from the 2006 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey.
(Cambridge Journals Online / The Nutrition Society, 2008-07)
In 2005 an action plan for educational inclusion, Delivery Equality of Opportunity in Schools (DEIS) was launched in Ireland to ensure the educational needs of children and adolescents from disadvantaged communities are ...
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 ...
Towards understanding food poverty among Irish Children.
(National Institute of Health Sciences, 2008-04)
Food proverty and food insufficiency are important public health issues, frequently linked to poverty and deprivation. However, research on the nature, extent, epidemiology and etiology of food poverty in childhood is ...
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, ...