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Food for thought: analysing the internal and external school food environment
Purpose - Availability and access to food is a determinant of obesity. The purpose of this paper is to examine food availability within and outside of post-primary schools in Ireland. Design/methodology/approach - Data on ...
Sexual intercourse, age of initiation and contraception among adolescents in ireland: findings from the health behaviour in school-aged children (hbsc) ireland study
(Springer Nature, 2018-03-16)
Background: The need to tackle sexual health problems and promote positive sexual health has been acknowledged in Irish health policy. Young people's sexual behaviour however remains under-researched with limited national ...
Socio-demographic variations in perspectives on cardiovascular disease and associated risk factors
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 1999-10-01)
Coronary heart disease (CHD) rates in Ireland are very high but little is known about attitudes to the disease. Qualitative attitudinal data were collected in focus group settings from 74 individuals across socio-demographic ...
Children’s participation in school: a cross-sectional study of the relationship between school environments, participation and health and well-being outcomes
(Springer Nature, 2014-09-17)
Background: Schools are a key setting for health promotion and improvement activities and the psycho-social environment of the school is an important dimension for promoting the health and well-being of children. The ...