Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and
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This research examines the relationship between alcohol outlets and social harm measured by Police activity and road traffic crashes. The analysis uses a longitudinal panel data set for the period 2007-2014 covering all of New Zealand.
This research focused on observations of behaviour in and around licensed premises in Wellington and Queenstown undertaken within the second half of 2014.
In 2013/14, one in five (20%) New Zealanders aged 15 years or more who drank alcohol in the past year reported a potentially hazardous alcohol consumption pattern (Ministry of Health, 2014). However, a smaller minority reported having sought or received help to reduce their level of alcohol use (Ministry of Health 2014)....
New Zealand has a goal of reducing smoking prevalence to a minimal level by 2025 (often referred to as ‘Smokefree 2025’).1 This goal is supported by one of the six New Zealand health targets: better help for smokers to quit that is designed to prompt smokers to make a quit attempt and use evidence-based cessation support.2...
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...
with: NZ Police
The New Zealand Arrestee Drug Use Monitoring (NZ-ADUM) study monitors levels of alcohol and other drug use, and related criminal offending, among police detainees in Whangarei, Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch central city police stations (see Wilkins et al., 2010b). NZ-ADUM tracks key drugs of concern, including...
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; ...
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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