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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 ...
The influence of partial public reimbursement on vaccination uptake in the older population: a cross-sectional study
(Springer Nature, 2015-02-05)
Background: Flu vaccination is recommended annually for high risk groups. However, in Ireland, free access to vaccination is not universal for those in high risk groups; the vaccine and consultation are only free for those ...
Poor health and loneliness in later life: the role of depressive symptoms, social resources, and rural environments
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2013-12-10)
Objectives. We draw on cognitive discrepancy theory to hypothesize and test a pathway from poor health to loneliness in later life. We hypothesize that poor health will have a negative influence on social participation and ...
The role of private medical insurance in socio-economic inequalities in cancer screening uptake in ireland