Projects tagged with Diet & Nutrition
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Topics: Literature review, Research, Support Groups, Ageing, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Independence in daily activities in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents findings about the activities that people can perform independently or without assistance, for Māori (aged 80–90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years). The findings are from a population-based sample of...
Te Ohonga Ake: The Health of Māori Children and Young People with Chronic Conditions and Disabilities in New Zealand
4 Aug 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Healthcare, Obesity, Children, Māori
Te Ohonga Ake: The Health of Māori Children and Young People with Chronic Conditions and Disabilities in New Zealand is part of a series of annual monitoring reports focussing on the health of Māori children and young people. This report collates a range of routinely collected data about conditions arising in the perinatal...
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...
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...
In Fact: Parents’ and caregivers’ opinions on limiting access to unhealthy foods and beverages in schools
This fact sheet reports on parents’ and caregivers’ attitudes on their child’s access at school to high fat foods and sugary drinks and foods in the 2014 HLS. Methodology
10 Nov 2014
This document outlines the work programme of the Ministry of Health's diabetes team for 2014/15, including key priorities and the initiatives and objectives to achieve those priorities. It also shows the links across the Ministry’s various teams and work programmes and how those links contribute to the diabetes team’s...
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Healthcare, Obesity, Women
This research was undertaken to explore first time mothers’ experiences with feeding their infants. In some countries, such as the United States, evidence shows that overweight prevalence in infancy has increased in recent decades. It is possible that a similar growth trajectory is occurring in New Zealand, particularly in light...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Research, Community Development, Social Services, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi, Whānau, Whānau Ora, Quality of Life, Race & Ethnicity
This report focuses on the performance of general practices in Whānau Ora collectives – using results from the software package HealthStat, which collects an anonymous summary of patient health information from general practices in Whānau Ora collectives. Although not all collectives include general practice providers, the data...
Topics: Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Child Development, Child Mortality, Diet & Nutrition, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Obesity, Children, Māori, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
This four-page report presents key findings on the health and wellbeing of Māori adults and children (2011–2013) and shows trends since 2006/07 New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS). Pooling data from the 2011/12 and 2012/13 NZHS improves the precision of estimates for Māori due to bigger sample sizes.
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Law & Justice, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Diet & Nutrition, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications, Social Media
The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) monitors parents and caregivers’ opinions on food marketing to children in the Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS). Results from the 2012 HLS are presented below. Parents and caregivers were asked how much they generally support or oppose a ban on food advertising at times when children watch TV...
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