Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and
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This study aimed to assess the health impacts of alcohol consumption in New Zealand in terms of the types of health conditions most affected, the numbers of deaths caused and prevented in a year, and the years of life lost or gained by the population as a result. The amount of non-fatal disease and disability...
Second-hand smoke: Exposure, attitudes and behaviours: Monitoring trends 1999 to 2004 – preliminary findings
The detrimental health effects of smoking have been known for decades, but it wasn’t until the mid eighties that major reviews concluded that passive smoking or exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS) was harmful to non-smokers. Recent years have seen a greater focus on reducing SHS exposure including, SHS campaigns in 2003/2004 and...
with: NZ Police
This report presents the findings of research on the socio-economic impact of Amphetamine Type Stimulants (ATS) in New Zealand. ATS are a group of synthetic illicit drug types which include methamphetamine, ecstasy and crystal methamphetamine (known as ‘ice’). The work presented draws on a number of innovative research...
While New Zealand’s Asian population has increased dramatically in the past decade, there has been very limited research into issues relating to their use (and misuse) of alcohol and drugs (A&D). ALAC has funded this background paper to examine the current and existing literature on Asian and A&D issues and...
Tobacco use among Year 10 and 12 students in New Zealand: a report on the Global Youth Tobacco Survey data
This report presents findings from the New Zealand Youth Lifestyle Study 2002 Survey (YLS). The purposes of the survey were to monitor smoking related behaviours and attitudes among young people; monitor any impacts of tobacco control interventions on young people; and be able to make international comparisons. The YLS is...
20 Jun 2004
This report looks at the limited number of New Zealand tertiary student alcohol use studies that have been undertaken. This report covers four studies: two at Waikato University and two at Otago University. Most research into tertiary student drinking comes from the United States; some is available from...
The Way We Drink : the Current Attitudes and Behaviours of New Zealanders (aged 12 plus) Towards Drinking Alcohol
Reports findings of a survey of New Zealanders aged 12 years or more, identifying their motivating and inhibiting behaviours around the consumption of alcohol.
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