Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and Quality of Life & Wellbeing
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The New Zealand Drug Harm Index 2016 estimates the social cost of drug-related harms and intervention costs in 2014/15 as NZ$1.8 billion. The total cost of illicit drug use has been considered as having three components. The cost of personal harm, that is, the harms that descend...
15 Dec 2015
This report presents findings from the 2014/15 New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS) about amphetamine use in the last 12 months (past-year) in adults 16–64 years of age. It also reports the mean age of past-year amphetamine users. Data was self-reported and collected from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015. In 2014/15,...
28 May 2015
The 2012/13 New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS) provides valuable information about cannabis use by adults aged 15 years and over. It builds upon and adds value to the findings of the 2007/08 New Zealand Alcohol and Drug Use Survey report on cannabis. This report presents information on cannabis use in New...
30 Mar 2015
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...
4 Feb 2015
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; ...
The New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS) conducts face-to-face interviews with over 13,000 adults and the parents/ caregivers of over 4000 children annually. The survey collects a wealth of information on the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders. Every year it includes a core set of questions, which help the Ministry of Health...
16 Dec 2014
Alcohol use in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents key findings about the frequency and amount of alcohol use and the relationship between falls and alcohol use for Māori (aged 80 to 90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years). The findings are from a population-based sample of people in advanced age...
11 Dec 2014
This report provides a snapshot of the health of New Zealanders through the publication of 48 key indicators on health behaviours, health status and access to health care for both adults and children. This report presents the 2013/14 results from the continuous New Zealand Health Survey, with comparisons to...
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...
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...
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