Preventing socioeconomic inequalities in health behaviour in adolescents in Europe: Background, design and methods of project TEENAGE
- Track E8: Workshop: Survey, surveillance, and health promotion research in Eastern Europe. // European Journal of Public Health;Feb2006 Supplement 1, Vol. 16, p100
The article highlights a workshop organized by the publication "Social & Preventive Medicine: International Journal of Public Health," which focused on survey, surveillance and health promotion research in Europe. A study on the psychosocial mediators of socioeconomic differences in self-rated...
- Is Fear of Strangers Related to Physical Activity Among Youth? Ding, Ding; Bracy, Nicole L.; Sallis, James F.; Saelens, Brian E.; Norman, Gregory J.; Harris, Sion Kim; Durant, Nefertiti; Rosenberg, Don; Kerr, Jacqueline // American Journal of Health Promotion;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p189
Purpose. To (1) assess the reliability of the newly developed Fears of Stranger Danger (FSD) scale, (2) examine measurement invariance and identify demographic variation in FSD, and (3) examine associations of FSD with physical activity, screen time, and body mass index (BMI) z score. Design....
- A youth-led social marketing intervention to encourage healthy lifestyles, the EYTO (European Youth Tackling Obesity) project: a cluster randomised controlled0 trial in Catalonia, Spain. Llauradó, Elisabet; Aceves-Martins, Magaly; Tarro, Lucia; Papell-Garcia, Ignasi; Puiggròs, Francesc; Arola, Lluís; Prades-Tena, Jordi; Montagut, Marta; Moragas-Fernández, Carlota M.; Solà, Rosa; Giralt, Montse // BMC Public Health;Jul2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Background: The encouragement of healthy lifestyles for obesity prevention in young people is a public health priority. The European Youth Tackling Obesity (EYTO) project is a multicentric intervention project with participation from the United Kingdom, Portugal, the Czech Republic and Spain....
- Determinants of Socioeconomic Inequalities in Traumatic Dental Injuries among Urban Indian Adolescents. Mathur, Manu Raj; Watt, Richard G.; Millett, Christopher J.; Parmar, Priyanka; Tsakos, Georgios // PLoS ONE;10/19/2015, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p1
Objectives: To assess socioeconomic inequalities in traumatic dental injuries (TDIs) in adolescents in New Delhi and examine the role of material, psychosocial and behavioural factors in explaining these inequalities. Methods: We conducted a cross sectional study of 1386 adolescents aged...
- Teens & diets: No weigh. Omichinski, Linda // Healthy Weight Journal;May/Jun96, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p49
Offers a look at the author's health program for teenagers. Nondiet programming for teenagers; Areas of concern in schools; Profile of teenagers; Interactive activity in the program; Goal of the program; Empowerment techniques for teenagers; Program evaluation.
- Erratum to: Adaptation and Validation of a Positive Health Scale for Adolescents. Warne, Maria; Snyder, Kristen; Gådin, Katja // Social Indicators Research;Nov2014, Vol. 119 Issue 2, p1171
A correction to the article "Adaptation and Validation of a Positive Health Scale for Adolescents" by Maria Warne, Kristen Snyder, and Katja Gillander GÃ¥din published online on November 30, 2013, which misidentified the abbreviation MSA is presented.
- Avoiding the danger that stop smoking services may exacerbate health inequalities: building equity into performance assessment. Low, Allan; Unsworth, Louise; Low, Anne; Miller, Iain // BMC Public Health;2007, Vol. 7, p198
Background: The UK is the only developed country to have established a nation-wide stop smoking treatment service. Apart from addressing tobacco dependence, which is the leading preventable cause of ill health and premature death, smoking cessation has been identified by the UK department of...
- Help Blow the SMOKE Away. Orr, Tamra B. // Current Health 2;Nov2000, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p25
Focuses on Teens Against Tobacco Use, a youth program taking action against smoking in the United States. Impact of the program on tobacco companies; Health effects of smoking; Factors influencing the youth to participate in the program. INSET: AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE.
- Promoting Adolescent Health and Development in South-East Asia. Plianbangchang, Samlee // Indian Journal of Community Medicine;Oct2011, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p245
The article discusses the health challenges faced by adolescents in South-East Asia (SEA) and the efforts of the World Health Organization (WHO) to meet the challenges. Causes of mortality in adolescents are mentioned including traffic accidents, violence, fire-related incidents, and drowning....