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  1. The epidemiological investigation of acculturation has often been hampered by inconsistent definitions and measurement, and methodological short-comings. Adopting a bi-directional model, with good theoretical and...

    Authors: Philip J Schluter, El-Shadan Tautolo and Janis Paterson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11:307
  2. Healthy lifestyle programs that are designed specifically to appeal to and support men to improve lifestyle behaviors and lose weight are needed. The Rugby Fans in Training-New Zealand (RUFIT-NZ) program is deliv...

    Authors: Ralph Maddison, Elaine Anne Hargreaves, Sally Wyke, Cindy M. Gray, Kate Hunt, Justin Ihirangi Heke, Stephen Kara, Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Andrew Jull, Yannan Jiang, Gerhard Sundborn and Samantha Marsh
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19:166
  3. An integrative systematic review was undertaken. Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-A...nalyses (PRISMA) method was used to understand the empirical and theoretical data on clinical outcome...

    Authors: R. Disler, K. Glenister and J. Wright
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2020 20:770
  4. Maaori are the Indigenous people of New Zealand and do not enjoy the same oral...

    Authors: John R Broughton, Joyce Te H Maipi, Marie Person, W Murray Thomson, Kate C Morgaine, Sarah-Jane Tiakiwai, Jonathan Kilgour, Kay Berryman, Herenia P Lawrence and Lisa M Jamieson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2013 13:1177
  5. Smoking in film is a risk factor for smoking uptake in adolescence. This study aimed to quantify exposure to smoking in film received by New Zealand audiences, and evaluate potential interventions to reduce...

    Authors: Jesse Gale, Bridget Fry, Tara Smith, Ken Okawa, Anannya Chakrabarti, Damien Ah-Yen, Jesse Yi, Simon Townsend, Rebecca Carroll, Alannah Stockwell, Andrea Sievwright, Kevin Dew and George Thomson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2006 6:243
  6. Roll-your-own (RYO) cigarettes have increased in popularity, yet their comparative potential toxicity is uncertain. This study compares smoking of RYO and factory-made (FM) cigarettes on smoking pattern and im...

    Authors: Murray Laugesen, Michael Epton, Chris MA Frampton, Marewa Glover and Rod A Lea
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2009 9:194
  7. New Zealand rates of obesity and overweight have increased ... living in areas of high deprivation. New Zealand's response to the obesity epidemic has...Healthy Eating-Healthy Action: Oranga Kai - Oranga Pumau (H...

    Authors: Rachael M McLean, Janet A Hoek, Sue Buckley, Bronwyn Croxson, Jacqueline Cumming, Terry H Ehau, Ausaga Fa'asalele Tanuvasa, Margaret Johnston, Jim I Mann and Grant Schofield
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2009 9:452
  8. Eighty-four women of South Asian origin, living in Auckland, New Zealand, were randomised to receive either a supplement...3 per day) or a placebo for 6 months. At baseline, all participants were vitamin D defici...

    Authors: Pamela R von Hurst, Welma Stonehouse, Christophe Matthys, Cathryn Conlon, Marlena C Kruger and Jane Coad
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2008 8:267
  9. Hazardous alcohol consumption is a leading modifiable cause of mortality and morbidity among young people. Screening and brief intervention (SBI) is a key strategy to reduce alcohol-related harm in the community,...

    Authors: Kypros Kypri, Jim McCambridge, John A Cunningham, Tina Vater, Steve Bowe, Brandon De Graaf, John B Saunders and Johanna Dean
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2010 10:781
  10. High participation rates in sport and increasing recognition of how diet benefits athletic performance suggest sports settings may be ideal locations for promoting healthy eating. While research has demonstrated ...

    Authors: Mary-Ann Carter, Louise Signal, Richard Edwards, Janet Hoek and Anthony Maher
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2013 13:126
  11. Both trends in socioeconomic inequalities in mortality, and cross-country comparisons, may give more information about the causes of health inequalities. We analysed trends in socioeconomic differentials by morta...

    Authors: Sarah Wamala, Tony Blakely and June Atkinson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2006 6:164
  12. Insufficient physical activity, high screen time, and unhealthy dietary patterns among adolescents may have worsened during the pandemic, but data are lacking. This study compared physical activity, screen time a...

    Authors: Sandra Mandic, Asaduzzaman Khan, Enrique García Bengoechea, Kirsten J. Coppell, John C. Spence and Melody Smith
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:188
  13. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in New Zealand, with approximately 3000 new registrations annually, ... in differential survival in the female, New Zealand population.

    Authors: Sharita Meharry, Robert Borotkanics, Reena Ramsaroop and Fabrice Merien
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:2020
  14. To prevent disease outbreaks, refugee children must be age-appropriately immunised. This qualitative study gained an in-depth understanding of refugee mothers’ vaccine decision-making and experiences accessing im...

    Authors: Nadia A. Charania
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1349
  15. Asthma and allergy are highly prevalent in industrialised countries. Longitudinal and cross-sectional studies have identified a number of potential risk factors for these conditions, including genetic and environ...

    Authors: Michael J Epton, George I Town, Tristram Ingham, Kristin Wickens, David Fishwick and Julian Crane
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2007 7:26
  16. Ethnic discrimination is more commonly reported by Indigenous and minority group students. Both experiencing and being 'unsure' about experiencing ethnic discrimination are associated with a range of adverse heal...

    Authors: Sue Crengle, Elizabeth Robinson, Shanthi Ameratunga, Terryann Clark and Deborah Raphael
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2012 12:45
  17. The risk of injury is one of the major barriers to engaging in cycling. We investigated exposure-based rates and profiles of traffic injuries sustained by pedal cyclists that resulted in death or hospital inpatie...

    Authors: Sandar Tin Tin, Alistair Woodward and Shanthi Ameratunga
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2010 10:655
  18. Workforce active participants from the Prospective Outcomes of Injury Study (POIS) cohort were followed up at 3- and 12-months following injury. Participants who were injured in the period June 2007- May 2009 wer...

    Authors: Rebbecca Lilley, Gabrielle Davie, John Langley, Shanthi Ameratunga and Sarah Derrett
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2013 13:995
  19. The prevalence of HIV infection and how this varies between subgroups is a fundamental indicator of epidemic control. While there has been a rise in the number of HIV diagnoses among men who have sex with men (MS...

    Authors: Peter JW Saxton, Nigel P Dickson, Richard Griffiths, Anthony J Hughes and John Rowden
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2012 12:92
  20. Vaccine hesitancy is a significant threat to global health. A key part of addressing hesitancy is to ensure that public health messaging prioritises information that is considered important to the public. This st...

    Authors: Amy Hai Yan Chan, Marvin Tao, Samantha Marsh and Helen Petousis-Harris
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:447
  21. Indigenous peoples of Australia, Canada, United States and New Zealand experience disproportionately high rates of suicide. As ... in Australia, Canada, United States and New Zealand; 2) critique their methodolog...

    Authors: Anton C Clifford, Christopher M Doran and Komla Tsey
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2013 13:463
  22. Understanding HIV testing behaviour is vital to developing evidence-based policy and programming that supports optimal HIV care, support, and prevention. This has not been investigated among younger gay, bisexual...

    Authors: Nathan J Lachowsky, Peter JW Saxton, Nigel P Dickson, Anthony J Hughes, Alastair JS Summerlee and Cate E Dewey
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2014 14:294
  23. A pragmatic, community-based, investigator-blinded, randomised superiority trial design will be utilised. Eligible participants will be people who smoke daily (N...= 800, 90% power) from throughout New Zealand, w...

    Authors: Natalie Walker, Amanda Calder, Joanne Barnes, George Laking, Varsha Parag and Chris Bullen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1760
  24. We aimed to: (i) assess compliance with a new smokefree law in a range of hospitality settings; and (ii) to assess the impact of the new law by measuring air quality and making comparisons with air quality in ...

    Authors: Nick Wilson, Richard Edwards, Anthony Maher, Jenny Näthe and Rafed Jalali
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2007 7:85
  25. Long-term residential care (LTC) supports the most vulnerable and is increasingly relevant with demographic ageing. This study aims to describe entry to LTC and identify predictive factors for older Māori (indige...

    Authors: Marycarol Holdaway, Janine Wiles, Ngaire Kerse, Zhenqiang Wu, Simon Moyes, Martin J. Connolly, Oliver Menzies, Ruth Teh, Marama Muru-Lanning, Merryn Gott and Joanna B. Broad
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:34
  26. Health Impact Assessment (HIA) involves assessing how proposals may alter the determinants of health prior to implementation and recommends changes to enhance positive and mitigate negative impacts. HIAs growing ...

    Authors: Fiona Haigh, Fran Baum, Andrew L Dannenberg, Mark F Harris, Ben Harris-Roxas, Helen Keleher, Lynn Kemp, Richard Morgan, Harrison NG Chok, Jeff Spickett and Elizabeth Harris
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2013 13:1188
  27. Children’s exposure to unhealthy food and beverage marketing has a direct impact on their dietary preference for, and consumption of, unhealthy food and drinks. Most children spend time online, yet marketing rest...

    Authors: Kelly Garton, Sarah Gerritsen, Fiona Sing, Karen Lin and Sally Mackay
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:2407
  28. The Census of Populations and Dwellings’ is the five yearly population count of Aotearoa New Zealand. Best available populations (BAP) are subnational...

    Authors: Gerard J.B Sonder, Corina Grey, Debbie Ryan, Jacqueline Cumming, Andrew Sporle and Philip C. Hill
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:564
  29. The benefit of reducing sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption is widely accepted, but updated and in-depth data on New Zealand (NZ) children’s SSB consumption is...

    Authors: Emma Smirk, Hajar Mazahery, Cathryn A. Conlon, Kathryn L. Beck, Cheryl Gammon, Owen Mugridge and Pamela R. von Hurst
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:2277
  30. Despite a low rate of infant mortality, Aotearoa New Zealand has a high rate of Sudden Unexpected ... Islands Māori, and Niuean mothers in New Zealand, to inform evidence-based interventions for reducing...

    Authors: Fiona C. Langridge, Janine Paynter, Luam Ghebreab, Maryann Heather, Amio Matenga-Ikihele, Teuila Percival and Vili Nosa
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:166
  31. There is mounting international evidence that exposure to green environments is associated with health benefits, including lower mortality rates. Consequently, it has been suggested that the uneven distribution o...

    Authors: Elizabeth Richardson, Jamie Pearce, Richard Mitchell, Peter Day and Simon Kingham
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2010 10:240
  32. Disparities in health status occur between people with differing socioeconomic status and disadvantaged groups usually have the highest risk exposure and the worst health outcome. We sought to examine the social ...

    Authors: Kathleen Hill, Paul Ward, Blair S. Grace and Jonathan Gleadle
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:802
  33. We present data from 72 interviews with regulators and industry representatives regarding their trust in and communication with one another. Interviews were conducted in the UK, New Zealand, and Australia in 2013...

    Authors: Samantha B Meyer, Annabelle M Wilson, Michael Calnan, Julie Henderson, John Coveney, Dean McCullum, Alex R Pearce, Paul Ward and Trevor Webb
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:189
  34. Objective environment, body size (body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC)), and sedentary time and physical activity data were collected from a random selection of 2033 adults aged 20–65 years living in 4...

    Authors: Melody Oliver, Karen Witten, Tony Blakely, Karl Parker, Hannah Badland, Grant Schofield, Vivienne Ivory, Jamie Pearce, Suzanne Mavoa, Erica Hinckson, Paul Sweetsur and Robin Kearns
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2015 15:956
  35. Listeria monocytogenes...causes the foodborne infection listeriosis. Pregnant women, infants and immunocompromised children are at increased risk for infection. The aim of this study was to describe the trends in...

    Authors: Emma Jeffs, Jonathan Williman, Cheryl Brunton, Joanna Gullam and Tony Walls
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2020 20:116
  36. In 2016, a representative sample of all enroled New Zealand exercise prescription programme (Green Prescription) patients...N = 1488, 29% male, 46% ≥ 60 yr). Seven subsamples were created according to their assoc...

    Authors: Catherine Anne Elliot and Michael John Hamlin
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:230
  37. Acute gastroenteritis is a substantial cause of hospitalization in children. Shigella, Salmonella, Campylobacter, Yersinia, enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC), Giardia and Cryptosporidium...are gastrointesti...

    Authors: Emma Jeffs, Jonathan Williman, Natalie Martin, Cheryl Brunton and Tony Walls
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19:18
  38. Intimate partner violence (IPV) and its associated negative mental health consequences are significant for women in New Zealand and internationally. One of the most widely ... study NCT01312103), regionalised for...

    Authors: Jane Koziol-McLain, Alain C Vandal, Shyamala Nada-Raja, Denise Wilson, Nancy E Glass, Karen B Eden, Christine McLean, Terry Dobbs and James Case
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2015 15:56

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