Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and Quality of Life
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The Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) provides insight into New Zealanders’ tobacco-related behaviours and attitudes. This factsheet uses data from the 2014 HLS to assist with understanding current smokers’ expectations of future smoking.
17 Apr 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This paper summarises what we know about the link between alcohol and family violence – specifically intimate partner violence (IPV) and child maltreatment. Increasingly international approaches include reducing alcohol harm as a specific action point in preventing family violence. Dealing...
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...
HPA provides low risk drinking advice for adults (people aged 18 years or older) to reduce their long term health risk and their risk of injury on a single drinking occasion. HPA’s Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) monitors New Zealanders’ use, behaviour and attitudes towards alcohol. This fact sheet reports...
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...
HPA's Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) is undertaken every year by HPA to provide information on the attitudes and behaviour of New Zealanders towards alcohol. This report provides descriptive results from the 2010-2012 ABAS, for adults aged 18 years or more, focused on planning for safe drinking,...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Research, Community Development, Social Services, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi, Whānau, Whānau Ora, Quality of Life, Race & Ethnicity
This report focuses on the performance of general practices in Whānau Ora collectives – using results from the software package HealthStat, which collects an anonymous summary of patient health information from general practices in Whānau Ora collectives. Although not all collectives include general practice providers, the data...
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.
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