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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: Monitoring, Research, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Gambling, Hazards, Healthcare, Mental Health, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Sport & Recreation
The Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) is a biennial monitor of the health behaviour and attitudes of New Zealand adults aged 15 years and over, and parents and caregivers of 5 to16-year-olds, first carried out in 2008. The HLS is managed by the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) and collects information relating to HPA’s programme...
4 Jun 2008
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Social Services, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Gambling, Hazards, Healthcare, Mental Health, Obesity, Quality of Life, Gender
Portrait of Health is the first release of key descriptive findings from the 2006/07 New Zealand Health Survey. Analyses have been presented by gender, age group, ethnic group, neighbourhood deprivation and regional area where possible. Results are compared with earlier surveys where possible for the total population and for...
Four in nine New Zealanders report the first time they consumed a large amount of alcohol on one drinking occasion was when they were 15 to 17-years-old). The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) advises that for young people aged 15 to17 years, the safest option is to delay drinking for as long as possible. HPA’s Attitudes and...
2 Mar 2010
This report contains the results of the investigation into possible public health effects resulting from the Mapua contaminated site remediation. The report was written by the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board phs following a request by the Ministry. The report assesses the public...
The Attitudes and Behaviours towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) is undertaken every year by HPA to provide information on alcohol use, behaviours and attitudes. This report provides the method for the 2013 ABAS, which was undertaken between November 2013 and February 2014.
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
Understanding the attitudes this population group has towards alcohol is helpful in developing effective health promotion programmes targeting risky alcohol consumption. The Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) monitors New Zealanders’ behaviour and attitudes towards alcohol....
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Public Service, Child Mortality, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare
In 2011, the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) made a decision to separate district health board (DHB) mental health and addictions services serious adverse events (SAEs) from the main SAE report, and to support the sector in its approach to reviewing and reporting SAEs. The following report is the...
2 Dec 2010
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Inequality, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Māori, Race & Ethnicity
Measuring and monitoring Māori health depends on having high-quality, available ethnicity data, both in the health sector and in official statistics more generally. This paper discusses the substantial increase in ‘New Zealander’ responses to the ethnicity question in the last census, as well as changing official policies for...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Housing & Homelessness, Policy, Hazards
This report presents and summarises findings from an evaluation of the Financial Assistance Package (FAP) for leaky homes. It has been written by the Infrastructure and Resource Markets Research, Evaluation and Analysis team within the Strategy and Governance group of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)....
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