Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and Information & Communications Technology
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28 Oct 2016
This research report outlines the findings of an online survey of consumers to assess the effectiveness of the current voluntary pregnancy warnings on alcohol containers. Undertaken in June 2016, the survey focused on awareness and recall of labels, understanding the message of labels and impact on behaviours.
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...
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...
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...
Topics: Research, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Youth, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications
In 2012, the U.S. Surgeon General concluded that young people’s exposure to smoking depictions in movies can cause smoking initiation. Participants in the 2012 Youth Insights Survey were asked how often they watched movies and movies that are R-rated, as well as whether any smoking they had seen on TV, movies...
In February 2013, the New Zealand Government announced that it agreed ‘in principle’ to introduce a plain packaging regime in alignment with Australia. Prior to the announcement of the Government’s position on plain packaging, the 2012 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) included a question that assessed people...
The Smoke-free Environments (Controls and Enforcement) Amendment Act 2011 (the Amendment Act) amended the Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 to prohibit the display of tobacco products at any sales outlet.1 The provision came into force on 23 July 2012. To regularly monitor public opinion about tobacco control,...
Participants in the 2012 YIS were asked about whether they had seen cigarette or tobacco packs being displayed in shops as well as whether or not they agreed with a ban on such displays. Findings are reported by smoking status, ethnicity, gender, and school decile status.
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Information & Communications Technology
The Youth Insights Survey (YIS) forms part of the New Zealand Youth Tobacco Monitor (NZYTM), a collaborative effort by the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) and Action on Smoking and Health (ASH). The YIS is a nationwide paper-based survey of Year 10 students conducted in schools every two years. The YIS was first carried out in its...
Topics: Research, Drugs & Alcohol, Māori, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Communicating, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications
In the 2010 Youth Insights Survey, 14- to 15-year-olds who recalled Smoking Not Our Future were asked a series of questions about the impact of the ads. Findings suggested that the ads had high impact, particularly among young Māori, who were as likely or more likely as non-Māori to agree with statements about impact. For...
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