Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol
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30 Mar 2015
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Medication use and perceptions of GP care in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents key findings about the use of prescribed medications, medication aids, and the perception of GP services for Māori (aged 80 to 90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years). The findings are from a...
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...
HPA's Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) is an annual survey that monitors New Zealanders' behaviour and attitudes towards alcohol, and includes questions about social norm perceptions of alcohol consumption. This fact sheet reports on people's estimates of risky drinking behaviour among adults...
4 Feb 2015
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Research, Parenting, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Women, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
The alcohol use report presents the key findings from the 2012/13 New Zealand Health Survey about alcohol use, misuse and alcohol-related harm among New Zealand adults aged 15 years and over. The following topics are covered: patterns of alcohol consumption; ...
HPA provides low risk drinking advice for adults (people aged 18 years or older) to reduce their long term health risk and their risk of injury on a single drinking occasion. HPA’s Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) monitors New Zealanders’ use, behaviour and attitudes towards alcohol. This fact sheet reports...
HPA's Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) is an annual survey that monitors New Zealanders' behaviour and attitudes towards alcohol. This fact sheet reports on the type of alcoholic drinks consumed on the last drinking occasion involving two or more alcoholic drinks among adults aged 18-years and...
Reducing harm for children affected by parental addiction and reducing unequal access to addiction services are key priorities for the Health Promotion Agency (HPA). Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) Community Alcohol and Drug Service (CADS) Pregnancy and Parenting Service (PPS) provides an intensive assertive outreach case...
The Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Youth Insights Survey (YIS) monitors Year 10 students’ behaviours, attitudes and knowledge on a range of tobacco-related topics, including about their desires and attempts to stop smoking, and has collected this data since 2006. This fact sheet focuses on young people’s desires and attempts...
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.
In 2013/14, 20% of New Zealanders aged 15 years or more who drank alcohol in the past year reported a potentially hazardous alcohol consumption pattern. People’s perceptions of the acceptability and prevalence of risky alcohol consumption may influence their own intentions and behaviour. This fact sheet examines New Zealand...
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