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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 ...
Secondhand smoke exposure in hospitality venues in europe
(Environmental Health Perspectives, 2008-07-18)
BACKGROUND: Although in the last few years some European countries have implemented smoking bans in hospitality venues, the levels of secondhand smoke (SHS) in this occupational sector Could still be extremely high in most ...
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 ...
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