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Socio-demographic, health and lifestyle factors influencing age of sexual initiation among adolescents
Behavioural and developmental factors mean that adolescents who initiate sexual intercourse early may be at an increased risk of adverse sexual health outcomes at the time of first sex and later in life. In an Irish ...
Food marketing in Irish schools
Purpose - Schools are thought to represent a growing marketing opportunity for food advertisers in many countries. Marketing of unhealthy food to children is linked to the increased prevalence of obesity worldwide. This ...
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) ...
Family structure and children's eating patterns: secondary analysis of the Health Behaviours in School-aged Children (HBSC) study 2002.
(National Institute of Health Sciences, 2008-10)
A variety of family and social factors influence children's eating behaviours such as availability of and preference for particular foods, portion size, cultural values regarding food types and preparation, parents' beliefs ...
Family, peer and school relationships as predictors of tobacco, alcohol and cannabis use in Irish adolescents: differences between sustained and experimental substance use.
Adolescence is a vital period in shaping behaviour patterns. Substance use is one of the most commonly studies risk behaviours among adolescents. There are three mutually exclusive levels of substance use: non-use, ...
From science to policy: experience of the Breastfeeding in Ireland Strategic Action Plan
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Healthcare decisions and policy-related issues are increasingly being made on research-based evidence. However, translating evidence into practice and policy can prove difficult and time consuming, not least because ...
Expanding the role of young people in research: towards a better understanding of their lives.
(Jagiellonian University Press, 2014)
The participation of young people in the research process can be empowering for the participants and valuable for the research outcomes. This paper presents the methods used and outcomes of involving youth in the development ...
Youth participation in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study
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