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  • Adult health education materials 

    Hodgins, Margaret M.; Clerkin, Pauline; Kelleher, Cecily C. (Office of Health Gain (Northern Ireland), 2000)
    In this article we report the results of a survey of adult health education materials currently available and in use in Ireland, conducted as part of an EU collaborative project aiming to identify health education materials ...
  • Assessing the use of the Family Affluence scale among Irish school children 

    Molcho, Michal; Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Kelleher, Cecily C. (Irish Medical Organisation, 2007-09)
    The objective of this analysis was to examine the answering rates, internal reliability and external validity of the Family Affluence Scale (FAS) employing data from the 2002 Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children ...
  • Cluster randomisation and design effects in school surveys: an exploration of the Irish Health Behaviours in School-aged Children data. 

    Molcho, Michal; Kelleher, Cecily C.; Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Walsh, Kieran (National Institute of Health Sciences, 2008-09)
    School surveys are typically conducted in classrooms where children are clustered and thus each participating student is not fully independent of others. Such unavoidable cluster randomisation increases the size of standard ...
  • A community needs assessment for rural mental health promotion. 

    Barry, Margaret M.; Doherty, Ann; Hope, Ann; Sixsmith, Jane; Kelleher, Cecily C. (Oxford Journals, 2000-06)
    This paper describes the needs assessment phase of a mental health promotion programme for rural communities in Ireland. As part of a larger study encompassing four rural communities, a cross-sectional study of the mental ...
  • Correlates of increased risk of eating disorders in Irish School Children 

    Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Corrigan, Helen; Kelleher, Cecily C. (Irish Medical Organisation, 2007-05)
    Currently there are no large-scale data on the prevalence of disordered eating behaviours in Irish children and adolescents. We examined the 2002 Health Behaviour in School Aged Children (HBSC) study to estimate those Irish ...
  • Correlates of self-related health in a geriatric day care centre 

    Hodgins, Margaret M.; Kelleher, Cecily C. (British Geriatrics Society, 2001-10)
    Old people and physicians perceive health in old age differently. Self-rated halth is a strong predictor of mortality, independent of objective measures of health, and can be more predictive than a physician's assessment. ...
  • Dieting patterns and related lifestyles of school aged children in the Republic of Ireland. 

    Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Nolan, Geraldine; Kelleher, Cecily C.; Friel, Sharon (Cambridge University Press, 2002)
    Objective: The aim of this study was to identify differences in food habits and lifestyle behaviours by dieting status among young people in Ireland. Design: Cross-sectional survey. Participants responded to a self-completion ...
  • Evaluation of a workplace cardiovascular health promotion programme in the Republic of Ireland 

    McMahon, Ann; Kelleher, Cecily C.; Helly, Geraldine; Duffy, Elaine (Oxford Journals, 2002-02)
    This paper describes a comprehensive evaluation of the organizational impact of a workplace health promotion programme, in the context of a framework devised by Nutbeam in 1998. The Happy Heart at Work programme, sponsored ...
  • Food poverty and health among schoolchildren: Findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study. 

    Molcho, Michal; Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Kelly, Colette; Friel, Sharon; Kelleher, Cecily C. (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) ...
  • Impact evaluation of an HIV screen educational advertisement 

    Sixsmith, Jane; Kelleher, Cecily C. (Emerald, 2000-02)
    An advertisement explicitly depicting behaviours associated with transmission of HIV was developed with the aim of reminding people of the continued threat posed by the virus to health. Evaluation of the advertisement was ...
  • Influence on self-rated health of socio-demographic, lifestyle and affluence factors 

    Kelleher, Cecily C.; Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse (Irish Medical Association, 2007-09)
    In this analysis we employed the International Health Behaviour Among School Aged Children (HBSC) 1998 data, comprising 8326 Irish children and 115,327 children in the International dataset, to examine influences on self ...
  • Interpersonal relationships as predictors of positive health among Irish youth: The more the merrier. 

    Molcho, Michal; Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Kelleher, Cecily C. (Irish Medical Organisation, 2007)
    ciations with supportive relationships with friends and family members, we conducted an analysis of data from the 2002 Irish Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Study (HBSC); a cross-sectional survey of 8,424 Irish ...
  • Perceived quality of life and mental health status of female prisoners 

    Friel, Sharon; Kelleher, Cecily C. (Irish Medical Organisation, 2002-04)
    Mental health status and quality of life of female prisoners were examined as part of a cross¿sectional, healthcare study of the Irish prisoner population. There is evidence that female prisoners have higher levels of ...
  • School health education and gender: an interactive effect 

    Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Kelleher, Cecily C. (Oxford Journals, 2000-03-04)
    Post-primary school students (n = 2407) and young adults (n = 477) participated in a cross-sectional evaluation of a health education programme for schools. The Lifeskills programme is based on a philosophy of student ...
  • The sensitivity of the Draw and Write technique 

    Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Kelleher, Cecily C. (Emerald, 2002)
    This paper presents comparative data from two evaluations which employed the draw and write technique to collect data from primary school pupils (ages eight to ten years). Pupils from health promoting schools and schools ...