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Topics: Research, Drugs & Alcohol, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Information & Communications Technology
In the 2010 Health and Lifestyles Survey, 1,740 participants were asked a series of questions about drinking status, how much they would support or oppose various changes if they were to help reduce the problems associated with alcohol use, and their exposure to alcohol advertising in the past three months. These topics included...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Information & Communications Technology
The Youth Insights Survey (YIS) forms part of the New Zealand Youth Tobacco Monitor (NZYTM), a collaborative effort by the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) and Action on Smoking and Health (ASH). The YIS is a nationwide paper-based survey of Year 10 students conducted in schools every two years. The YIS was first carried out in its...
Topics: Evaluation, Disease, Healthcare, Children, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Youth, Information & Communications Technology, Social Media
In winter 2014, HPA and the Ministry of Health implemented a mass media campaign aimed at increasing awareness among parents and caregivers of at-risk children and young people about the causes and effects of rheumatic fever. The purpose of this research was to evaluate the campaign by assessing changes in rheumatic fever-...
Topics: Literature review, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications
The Classification Office commissioned researchers from Victoria University to conduct a literature review focusing on research conducted in the 1990s or later. The review grouped together studies that used similar methods, commenting on methodological strengths and weaknesses as well as reporting on the findings. The aim of...
Topics: Research, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Information & Communications Technology, Social Media
The Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) is a cross-sectional survey conducted every two years with a nationally-representative sample of New Zealand adults (aged 15 years and over). This report uses data from the 2010, 2012, and 2014 HLS to examine time trends in people’s attitudes and experiences relating to the availability and...
UMR Research included questions in an online omnibus in January 2013 to help us understand public attitudes to classification labels and whether people are guided by them when making viewing and gaming choices for themselves and younger people in their care.
It's important for the Classification Office to keep up to date with how New Zealanders think about and use the classification system. This is why we asked UMR Research to include some questions from us in their October 2015 Online Omnibus survey. We asked how people are guided by restricted classifications when making...
This report presents the findings of a national survey of Māori on their attitudes towards good taste and decency in broadcasting.
This report presents the findings of a national survey of Pacific peoples on their attitudes towards good taste and decency in broadcasting.
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Economic Growth, Productivity, Education & Training, Urban, Information & Communications Technology, Innovation, Science & Technology
This paper examines one key theme of modern spatial economics relating to city development: Do the major cities within and across countries increasingly attract a disproportionate share of knowledge intensive economic activities? We describe trends in shares of knowledge intensive economic activities within five major New...
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