Projects tagged with Rural
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with: Sport New Zealand
These 4 profiles (main urban, secondary urban, minor and rural) provide a snapshot of participation in sport and active recreation by young people attending schools in each of these distinct areas. These areas are based on Statistics New Zealand definitions and are as follows: * main urban - population of 30,...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Monitoring, Disease, Healthcare, Māori, Rural, Women, Communicating
Health Literacy generally refers to the degree to which people are able to access and understand essential health information in order to make informed and appropriate health decisions. Research has shown there is a strong relationship between a person’s health literacy and their health status.The report focuses on the...
More than any other developed country, New Zealand's economy, people and environment depend on the success of land-based industries. The agriculture industry is at the core of New Zealand's economy and is a major determinant of employment and social wellbeing.1 Rural communities and in particular farmers and their...
24 Dec 2013
Topics: Research, Policy, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Māori, Rural, Urban
This report presents data on public hospitalisations for Māori and non-Māori living in rural areas. It supplements the main report on Māori rural health, Mātātuhi Tuawhenua: Health of Rural Māori 2012. The main report has indicators for Māori and non-Māori people living in urban areas and rural areas. The...
8 Nov 2013
Topics: Kaupapa Māori, Literature review, Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Development, Pregnancy, Hapū, Te Āo Māori, Whānau, Māori, Rural, Customs & Traditions, Discrimination, Race & Ethnicity
The aim of this project was to identify Māori life course research priorities, with a specific focus on wellbeing at the early stage of life, hapū ora, covering the fetal/gestational and neonatal periods. The project was funded by the partnership programme of the Health Research Council of New Zealand and the Ministry of Health...
26 Oct 2012
This report, Mātātuhi Tuawhenua: Health of Rural Māori 2012, provides a snapshot of the health of Māori and non-Māori living in rural and urban areas. Comparisons are generally made for Māori across urban/rural categories and between Māori and non-Māori within each category. The report provides a descriptive...
30 May 2011
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Inequality, Policy, Public Service, Disease, Healthcare, Rural, Quality of Life, Science & Technology
In 2008, the Ministry of Health commissioned Health Outcomes International to evaluate three community cancer support pilots. The pilot projects aimed at reducing inequalities in cancer access and outcomes for Māori and people living in rural areas, and were provided by: Tamaki Healthcare, Auckland; Te Kahui Hauora Trust and...
An evaluation to describe and analyse the four Far North alcohol accords, and document why the accord initiative was set up, how the accords were established and implemented.
4 Feb 2010
Topics: Research, Community Development, Social Services, Transport, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Healthcare, Disability, Rural, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Information & Communications Technology, Innovation
New Zealand rural communities are diverse with small populations spread over large geographic areas. In its report, the National Health Committee identifies a variety of factors that might impede people’s access to health and disability services in rural areas including socioeconomic deprivation, geographical barriers and...
Kōrero Mārama: Health Literacy and Māori Results from the 2006 Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey
2 Feb 2010
Topics: Research, International Relations, Households, Healthcare, Māori, Rural, Socio-economic status, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
The report describes the health literacy skills of Māori compared to non-Māori. Data in the report are sourced from the 2006 Adult Literacy and Lifeskills Survey (ALL) that New Zealand participates in along with other OECD countries. Health literacy is defined as the ability to obtain, process, and understand basic health...
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