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Subject: Attitudes, Behaviour
Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), a WHO collaborative cross-national study, has provided information about the health, well-being, social environment and health behaviour of 11-, 13- and 15-year-old boys and girls for over 30 years. This latest international report from the study...
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The survey is of 6,000 respondents that are nationally representative of the population on the basis of age, gender, social class and nationality. The survey took place during 2015. Issues covered include: Perceptions of crime (nationally and locally). Satisfaction levels amongst victims of crime...
A cross-sectional study of the sun-related attitudes and beliefs of 3,655 children in Grades 7 to 11 attending 55 representative Queensland schools was undertaken using a structured questionnaire administered at school. Factors derived from a series of focus groups were incorporated into the...
This paper presents new findings on attitudes in Britain towards obesity and what might be done to reduce its prevalence. Despite appreciating some of the health risks, people tend not to recognise obesity when it does exist – and especially so in men. Obesity is frequently regarded as a...
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Author: Prendiville J.
Numerous reports have documented the health status of young people, concluding that the main threats to their health are predominantly the health risk behaviours and choices they make. Focussing on four of these, alcohol consumption, tobacco smoking, illicit drug use and sexual activity, this study...