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In late 2015, the Cabinet Social Policy Committee asked ERO to assess ‘the current status of food, nutrition and physical activity in schools and early childhood services’ and to report on Health Promoting Schools that were included in the sample. We visited 202 early learning services, 46 primary schools and 29 secondary schools in the...
This report presents findings from the 2016 follow up survey and compares them to the baseline survey completed in 2015 which assessed consumers’ awareness, recognition, understanding, and correct use of the Health Star Rating prior to the launch of the consumer campaign.
The Green Prescription (GRx) Active Families programme has grown out of the nationwide GRx initiative for adults, responding to requests from primary care for something similar for children and young people. There are 15 contract holders throughout NZ. There must be commitment from the family for involvement in the programme and a...
Topics: Evaluation, Diet & Nutrition, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
The Health Star Rating (HSR) is a new voluntary front-of-pack labelling system developed for use in New Zealand and Australia. It takes the guesswork out of reading nutrition labels and allows consumers to make better informed, healthier choices quickly and easily when comparing similar packaged foods. The HSR system was developed...
This methodology report details the procedures and protocols followed to ensure the New Zealand Health Survey produces the high-quality and robust data expected of official statistics. Included is information about: the survey population and sample design data collection response rates and coverage rates weighting data processing and...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Ageing, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Healthcare, Older People, Quality of Life
Primary care in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents key findings about primary health care for Māori (aged 80–90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years). The findings are from a population-based sample of people in advanced age living in the Bay of Plenty, who are taking part in a longitudinal study of advanced ageing, called...
Topics: Research, Households, Diet & Nutrition, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Communicating, Information & Communications Technology, Innovation
The purpose of this research was to help inform the development of a consumer marketing and education campaign to raise awareness, recognition, understanding, and correct use of the Health Star Rating (HSR) system. The HSR is a new voluntary front-of-pack labelling system developed for use in New Zealand and Australia. It takes the...
Topics: Literature review, Research, Support Groups, Ageing, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Independence in daily activities in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents findings about the activities that people can perform independently or without assistance, for Māori (aged 80–90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years). The findings are from a population-based sample of people in advanced age living in the Bay of Plenty,...
Te Ohonga Ake: The Health of Māori Children and Young People with Chronic Conditions and Disabilities in New Zealand
4 Aug 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Healthcare, Obesity, Children, Māori
Te Ohonga Ake: The Health of Māori Children and Young People with Chronic Conditions and Disabilities in New Zealand is part of a series of annual monitoring reports focussing on the health of Māori children and young people. This report collates a range of routinely collected data about conditions arising in the perinatal period,...
16 Apr 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Social Impact, Diet & Nutrition, Healthcare, Obesity, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
Obesity is New Zealand’s leading modifiable risk factor for health loss. A number of diseases, including type 2 diabetes, ischaemic heart disease, ischaemic stroke and some cancers, are associated with excess body weight. Health loss can lead to premature death; life expectancy for the extremely obese is shortened by 8 to10 years. There...
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