Health Promotion Agency: HPA
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HPA leads and delivers innovative, high quality and cost-effective programmes that:
- promote health, wellbeing and healthy lifestyles
- prevent disease, illness and injury
- enable environments that support health and wellbeing and healthy lifestyles reduce personal, social and economic harm.
It also undertakes functions specific to providing advice and research on alcohol issues.
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What wāhine Māori think about smoking and about trying to quit: Findings of Rotorua focus group discussions
17 Sep 2017
Presentation showing the findings of Rotorua focus group discussions by Dr Lynne Russell, Senior Researcher. Kāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu, Kāti Māmoe, Ngāti Porou.
This series presents the results of the 2015 Mental Health Monitor (NZMHM). The 2015 NZMHM collected data related to overall mental health and wellbeing, connectedness and support, mental distress (depression, anxiety and psychological distress), knowledge of depression and anxiety, help-seeking behaviour and intentions, and attitudes towards people experiencing mental distress. Measures...
This report uses data from the 2014 HLS to assess experience, knowledge and opinions about gambling harm among New Zealand adults, both overall and among different social and population groups (as defined by gender, ethnicity, neighbourhood deprivation level, risk of gambling harm, type of gambling participation, and number of gambling activities participated in over the past 12 months). Where...
This report presents descriptive results about New Zealanders’ attitudes to drinking alcohol during pregnancy. The data are from the Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS), which is a national survey of people aged 15 years and over about alcohol consumption patterns, alcohol-related behaviour, consequences of consuming alcohol, and attitudes.
New Zealand Mental Health Survey and Health and Lifestyles Survey: Methods report for the combination of three survey datasets
This is a methods report for the combination of three survey datasets. The 2015 and 2016 New Zealand Mental Health Survey (NZMHS) and the 2016 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) datasets were pooled in order to allow researchers to analyse itemsrelated to mental health for small sub-population groups, such as subgroups of Pacific peoples or Māori.
This analysis uses the 2016 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) dataset. Publications for this survey, including the method report and questionnaire, are still in development and are not yet publically available.These preliminary results should be treated with caution. Final results may differ slightly. A comprehensive analysis of the responses is underway and will include specific context...
This research was commissioned as part of a larger project looking to understand parents’ attitudes and approaches towards supplying alcohol to their teenagers aged under 18 years.
This report presents findings from the 2016 follow up survey and compares them to the baseline survey completed in 2015 which assessed consumers’ awareness, recognition, understanding, and correct use of the Health Star Rating prior to the launch of the consumer campaign.
Alcohol Off-license Purchases and subsequent Harm: Technical Report - The research was undertaken to understand the trends and patterns related to off-licence alcohol purchasing in Wellington, as well as the subsequent alcohol-related harms that occur. The findings provide a snapshot of behaviours that may provide contextual information for local governments in developing their Local Alcohol...
This research examines the relationship between alcohol outlets and social harm measured by Police activity and road traffic crashes. The analysis uses a longitudinal panel data set for the period 2007-2014 covering all of New Zealand. This version 2 report includes a small number of corrections to the original report released in November 2016.
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