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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 ...
From science to policy: experience of the Breastfeeding in Ireland Strategic Action Plan
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Healthcare decisions and policy-related issues are increasingly being made on research-based evidence. However, translating evidence into practice and policy can prove difficult and time consuming, not least because ...
Socio-demographic predictors of self-rated health in the Republic of Ireland: findings from the National Survey on Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition, SLAN
Though Ireland continues to have a poor health profile compared with other European Union countries, previous research on social variations has been limited. For the first time in the Republic of Ireland, the influence on ...
Construction apprentices' attitudes to workplace drug testing in Ireland.
Ireland has become one of the first European countries to legislate for workplace drug testing. However, little is known about the attitudes of Irish workers towards various aspects of workplace drug testing programmes. ...
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 2010 full variable report: Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland study 2010: Socio-demographic patterns in the health behaviours, risk behaviours, health outcomes and social contexts of young people's lives
(Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2012-12)
[No abstract available]
Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland 2010: Middle Childhood Study: Socio-demographic patterns in health behaviours, risk behaviours, health outcomes and social contexts of young people's lives
(Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2012-02)
[No abstract available]
HBSC 2006 full variable report: Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland study 2006: Socio-demographic patterns in the health behaviours, risk behaviours, health outcomes and social contexts of young people's lives
(Department of Health and Children, 2008-12)
The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (Ireland) study is conducted by the HBSC Ireland research team at the Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland (www.nuigalway.ie/hbsc). ...
The development of an annotated bibliography of Irish infant feeding related research.
(National Institute of Health Sciences, 2008-09)
In order to support the implementation of the 2005 National Breastfeeding Strategy, the Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway has produced a comprehensive and definitive bibliography of ...
Self-esteem and health-risk behaviours: is there a link?
(Psychology Society of Ireland, 2003-02)
Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale scores from 7706 Irish young people were analysed in order to determine if self-esteem is related to incidence of smoking, drinking, drunkenness and drug use. In addition, age, sex and social ...