Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol
339 results found
4 Dec 2014
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
The tobacco use report presents key findings from the New Zealand Health Survey 2012/13 about tobacco use. It provides a snapshot of tobacco use by adults over the age of 15 years, across different population groups (age, sex, ethnicity and neighbourhood deprivation). It presents information on when smokers smoked their first...
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...
27 Nov 2014
New Zealand, tobacco use is the single largest cause of preventable death, and a major factor contributing to health inequality. Half of all long-term smokers die from a smoking-related illness and the average lifespan of long-term smokers who die prematurely from smoking is 15 years less than non-smokers. Between 4500 and 5000...
Topics: Literature review, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Women, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
This research reviews available New Zealand and selected overseas research about drinking alcohol during pregnancy. Areas covered in the report include: drinking patterns the predictors of alcohol use during pregnancy the impact of socio-demographic factors...
This report discusses the findings of new qualitative research on insights from women about drinking alcohol during pregnancy. The research involved interviews with 24 pregnant women or recent mothers who either held the attitude that it’s not OK to drink at all or it’s OK to drink a little occasionally. Women were asked about:...
Topics: Literature review, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Older People, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
This comprehensive literature review brings together literature and data on alcohol and older adults from a variety of New Zealand sources. Findings from selected overseas studies are also included. Topics covered include: size, composition, living circumstances and wellbeing...
HPA's Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) is undertaken every year by HPA to provide information on the attitudes and behaviour of New Zealanders towards alcohol. This report provides descriptive results from the 2010-2012 ABAS, for adults aged 18 years or more, focused on planning for safe drinking,...
Topics: Evaluation, Productivity, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Local Government, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Innovation
The past three decades have been a period of increasing investment and significant improvement in mental health and addiction (MH&A) services in order to better support the recovery of people with serious mental health and addiction problems, and their family/whānau in the community. In recent years,...
Topics: Research, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Youth, Information & Communications Technology, Social Media
The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) commissioned TNS to investigate advertisements with tobacco denormalisation and health consequence themes as part of the formative research for its new tobacco control campaign aimed at young adults. Advertisements with those themes were chosen for testing because they have been shown to be...
2 Jul 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Not for profit, Social Services, Community Education, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Youth, Media & Communications
The Ministerial Forum on Alcohol Advertising and Sponsorship sought submissions from affected stakeholders, experts on advertising, sponsorship,...
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