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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 ...
HBSC Ireland: Child Wellbeing in South County Dublin
(National University of Ireland, Galway, 2008-12)
This short report presents a brief analysis of the national well-being indicators for children in the South Dublin County Council area. These analyses were matched with randomly selected children of the same age-groups ...
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 consumption and dietary behaviour of children from the Traveller community: data from the 2006 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey.
(Cambridge Journals Online / The Nutrition Society, 2008-06-20)
The Travelling community are an indigenous ethnic group of Irish people with a distinct culture and history of nomadism. Travellers differ from the general population in many aspects, including their lifestyle, culture and ...
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) ...
The soundtrack of substance use: Music preference as a risk factor for adolescent smoking and drinking.
(Informa Healthcare, 2009-07)
A connection between preferences for heavy metal, rap, reggae, electronic dance music,and substance use has previously been established. However, evidence as to the gender specific links between substance use and a wider ...
HBSC Ireland: Physical Activity Patterns by Age and Gender
(National University of Ireland, Galway, 2008-11)
This short report presents a brief analysis of Moderate-Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA) among Irish schoolchildren by age, gender, urban or rural location and health board region.
Towards building healthy school communities through healthy food access.
(Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2014)
One of the goals of health promotion is to make it easier for people to make the healthy choice. Enabling students to make the healthy choice by improving access to, and availability of, healthy foods is essential in ...
Socioeconomic inequality in exposure to bullying during adolescence: a comparative cross-sectional multilevel study in 35 countries.
(American Public Health Association, 2009)
Objectives. We examined the socioeconomic distribution of adolescent exposure to bullying internationally and documented the contribution of the macroeconomic environment. Methods. We used an international survey of 162 ...