Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol
336 results found
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
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.
Alcohol and older people. A descriptive analysis of changes in alcohol use in older New Zealanders from 2004 to 2009
This report examines the changes in alcohol use in New Zealand for older New Zealanders (aged 60 years and over), and the association of these changes with socio-economic and deprivation factors, living arrangements and chronic health conditions. The report uses data from the Statistics New Zealand Survey of Family Income and...
27 May 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Families & Whānau, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Obesity, Quality of Life
Encouraging families to live healthy lives – by making good food choices, being physically active, sustaining a healthy weight, not smoking and drinking alcohol only in moderation – is part of the Government’s approach to promoting good health. As in many countries around the world, obesity and its associated...
with: NZ Police
The latest New Zealand Arrestee Drug Use Monitoring Programme Report (NZ-ADUM) has found that 41 % of people detained by police had been drinking prior to their arrest. The NZ-ADUM study is an annual Massey University study that has been funded by Police since 2010. During the 2013 study 848 detainees were...
31 Mar 2014
with: Ministry of Justice: MoJ
The Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Court (AODT Court) pilot is designed to supervise offenders whose offending is driven by their alcohol and other drug (AOD) dependency, by providing judicial oversight of their engagement with treatment programmes and rehabilitation support services before they are sentenced. The desired...
In HPA's Health and Lifestyles Survey all respondents (aged 15+ years) were asked to estimate the number of New Zealand adults who smoked daily (as perceived prevalence of smoking can help assess whether or not tobacco use is seen as a normal behaviour). The daily smoking rate in New Zealand was 18% in 2006/07 and 17% in...
This fact sheet assesses whether the prevalence of risky alcohol consumption (defined as high levels of alcohol consumption on a single occasion) among New Zealand adults varied according to smoking status. The analysis was undertaken using the HPA’s 2014 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS).
Topics: Research, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications
This fact sheet uses data from HPA's 2014 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) to gauge tobacco brand recognition among New Zealand adults. This is achieved by assessing the ability to recognise the packs associated with tobacco brands sold in New Zealand. Monitoring changes in tobacco brand recognition over time will help...
This fact sheet is an analysis of data about alcohol and pregnancy collected in HPA’s 2013 Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS). ABAS is an annual survey about alcohol that focuses on New Zealander’s drinking behaviour and attitudes towards alcohol use. It includes one question on the acceptability of drinking...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Caregivers, Parenting, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Pacific People, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
Parents have a significant influence on the societal norms, values and behaviour learned by their children. Permissive parental rule setting and monitoring has been shown to relate to a greater likelihood of children engaging in health-compromising behaviours such as smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol. Tobacco smoking and...
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