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Socio-demographic, health and lifestyle factors influencing age of sexual initiation among adolescents
Behavioural and developmental factors mean that adolescents who initiate sexual intercourse early may be at an increased risk of adverse sexual health outcomes at the time of first sex and later in life. In an Irish ...
Adolescents' perceptions of the words 'health' and 'happy'
Purpose - The shared language of youth includes understandings of concepts that can be different from those of adults. Researchers, in their efforts to explore and illuminate the health behaviours and decision-making ...
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 ...