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Citations since 2017
8 Research Items
October 2017 - January 2019
University College London
- PhD student ESRC
This paper determines the association of neighbourhood ethnic density on adolescent mental health and its interplay with ethnic minority status and neighbourhood deprivation. 4145 cross-sectional responses to the 2009-2011 UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS) youth self-completion questionnaire for youths aged 10-15 living in England were combin...
Objectives The study examines trends in smoking among Irish adolescents aged 15–16 years between 1995 and 2015 and the factors associated with their smoking behaviours between 2007 and 2015. Methods Data were obtained from the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs Ireland between 1995 and 2015. To examine the gender gap, two-sa...
This study examines trends in smoking among Irish youths of 15-16 years old and the factors associated with their smoking behaviours.
Within the past ten years, there has been an increase in the popularity of e-cigarette devices among young people (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2016). Within Ireland, a study by the TFRI in 2014 found that nearly one quarter (23.5 percent) of 16-17 year olds in Ireland had tried e-cigarettes at least once and 3.2 percent were using...
BACKGROUND Tobacco use among people in Ireland is declining but remains a serious public health threat. Determining the factors that may be associated with a personal desire to quit could help smoking cessa<on specialists strengthen their ability to deliver effec<ve services. DESIGN & METHODS A cross-sec<onal survey on tobacco use was administered...
A cross-sectional, nationally-representative survey was conducted with 2028 young people aged 15-17 as part of the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD). This included 4 items on e-cigarettes as well as several items on smoking behaviours and attitudes.
Background: Tobacco use in Ireland is declining but remains a serious public health threat particularly in 'at risk' groups. Determining factors associated with a desire to quit could help smoking cessations specialists strengthen their ability to deliver effective services. Design/Methods: A cross-sectional survey on tobacco use was administered t...
This report is based on the 2015 European Schools Project for Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD) Survey carried out in Ireland and is the sixth Irish data-collection wave of ESPAD. It is based on data from more than 1,400 Irish students surveyed in 2015. The most important goal of the ESPAD survey is to monitor trends in alcohol and other drug use amo...
To examine prevalence of, and factors associated with, e-cigarette use among young people aged 16-17 in Ireland. In 2014, a representative sample of 821 young people aged 16-17 recruited from secondary schools completed a pen and paper survey on e-cigarette use, tobacco use, and socio-demographic items. A total of 23.8% of respondents had used e-ci...