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A special report which focuses on the results of the ALAC Youth Drinking Monitor and the Benchmark of parental Concern, by two broad ethnically based groups - Maori and non-Maori. Online version only.
ALAC has extended the focus of its Youth Drinking Campaign to include the parents and caregivers of teenagers. In this regard, a communications programme targeted at the parents of Youth, 14 to 18, was launched on Sunday, April 16 2000. This report presents the results of a Benchmark survey of parents of 14 to...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Law & Justice, Emissions, Drugs & Alcohol, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
To regularly monitor young people’s opinions about tobacco control and aid the development of appropriate health promotion strategies, participants in the 2014 YIS were asked whether they agreed or disagreed with the following tobacco control measures: banning smoking in outdoor areas where young people go, implementing annual...
with: Statistics New Zealand
This paper uses Statistics New Zealand’s Linked Employer-Employee Data (LEED) over the six year period April 1999–March 2005 to derive and analyse estimates of two-way worker and firm fixed effects components of job earnings rates. The fixed effects estimates reflect the portable earnings premium that each worker receives in...
2 Dec 2006
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Leadership, Policy, Healthcare, Rangatahi, Whānau, Disability, Māori, Quality of Life
Whakatātaka Tuarua 2006-2011, the second Māori Health Action Plan, sets objectives for Māori health over the next five years and builds on from Whakatātaka - The Māori Health Action Plan which was implemented in 2002, which has provided the health sector with a valuable tool for contributing to reducing health inequalities...
In New Zealand, a third of people who have ever tried alcohol report having had their first drink when they were 14-years-old or younger. It is, therefore, important to understand more about the use of alcohol among this age group. The Health Promotion Agency’s Youth Insights Survey (YIS) monitors Year 10 students’ behaviours,...
2 Feb 2007
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Housing & Homelessness, Households, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Population Shifts, Rural, Urban, Quality of Life
This report, Urban-Rural Health Comparisons: Key results of the 2002/03 New Zealand Health Survey, compares the health status of New Zealand adults living in urban and rural areas. In particular, this report compares the following aspects of health for urban and rural dwellers: ...
with: Te Puni Kōkiri: TPK
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Leadership, Hapū, Iwi, Manaakitanga, Te Āo Māori, Whakapapa, Whānau, Whānau Ora, Whanaungatanga
The first phase of Whānau Ora (2010 – 2015) has focused on strengthening provider capability to design and deliver whānau-centred approaches. This report presents findings from the research and monitoring programmes undertaken during the first phase to determine: which components...
16 Apr 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Diet & Nutrition, Healthcare, Obesity, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
Obesity is New Zealand’s leading modifiable risk factor for health loss. A number of diseases, including type 2 diabetes, ischaemic heart disease, ischaemic stroke and some cancers, are associated with excess body weight. Health loss can lead to premature death; life expectancy for the extremely obese is shortened by 8 to10...
Globally, depression is marked to become the second leading cause of disability by 2020 (Murray & Lopez, 1996). Six percent of New Zealanders experience a major depressive disorder each year and 14% will experience a major depressive disorder at some point in their lives (Ministry of Health, 2012; Wells, 2006). In 2006,...
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