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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28371184/obesity-prevention-advocacy-in-australia-an-analysis-of-policy-impact-on-autonomy
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Emily Haynes, Roger Hughes, Dianne P Reidlinger
OBJECTIVE: To explore obesity policy options recommended by stakeholders and identify their impact on individual autotomy. METHODS: Qualitative and quantitative methods were used. A content analysis of submissions to the Australian Government's Inquiry into Obesity was conducted. Each recommendation was categorised by its impact on autonomy, according to existing frameworks. Chi-square test for independence was used to explore the association between autonomy and stakeholder support defined as frequency of recommendation...
March 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28371004/field-trials-of-health-interventions-a-toolbox
#2
Jim Black
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28370956/use-of-support-services-in-a-sample-of-patients-with-high-risk-primary-melanomas-in-urban-regional-and-rural-queensland
#3
Lena A von Schuckmann, Bernhard M Smithers, Kiarash Khosrotehrani, Vanessa L Beesley, Jolieke C van der Pols, Maria B Hughes, Adele C Green
OBJECTIVE: To characterise use of support services in patients diagnosed with high-risk primary melanoma by their location of residence. METHODS: In a cross-sectional study of 787 patients with histologically-confirmed clinical stage 1B-2 melanoma, we estimated odds ratios (ORs) using regression models to assess the association of support service use with residence in rural, regional or urban areas. We also evaluated demographic and clinical correlates of support service use...
March 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28370902/a-critical-analysis-of-the-australian-defence-force-policy-on-maternal-health-care
#4
Maureen Montalban
OBJECTIVE: To critically analyse the Australian Defence Force (ADF) policy on maternal health care: Health Directive No 235 - Management of pregnant members in the Australian Defence Force. METHOD: Bacchi's 'What's the problem represented to be' framework was used to analyse Health Directive No 235. This paper critically examines the representation of pregnancy and birth, the resulting effects and considers alternate representations. RESULTS: The ADF's policy on maternal healthcare considers pregnancy as a health issue that requires specialist intervention and care, also known as the medicalisation of birth...
March 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28370899/traditional-food-availability-and-consumption-in-remote-aboriginal-communities-in-the-northern-territory-australia
#5
Megan Ferguson, Clare Brown, Claire Georga, Edward Miles, Alyce Wilson, Julie Brimblecombe
OBJECTIVE: To explore availability, variety and frequency consumption of traditional foods and their role in alleviating food insecurity in remote Aboriginal Australia. METHODS: Availability was assessed through repeated semi-structured interviews and consumption via a survey. Quantitative data were described and qualitative data classified. RESULTS: Aboriginal and non-Indigenous key informants (n=30 in 2013; n=19 in 2014) from 20 Northern Territory (NT) communities participated in interviews...
March 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28370886/prevalence-and-predictors-of-disability-for-m%C3%A4-ori-24-months-after-injury
#6
Emma H Wyeth, Ari Samaranayaka, Gabrielle Davie, Sarah Derrett
OBJECTIVE: To investigate post-injury disability prevalence and identify pre-injury and injury-related predictors 24 months post-injury among Māori Prospective Outcomes of Injury Study participants. METHODS: Participants were recruited from New Zealand's no-fault injury insurer. Pre-injury and injury-related characteristic information was obtained from participants at three and 24 months post-injury. The World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule was used to measure disability...
March 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28370847/australia-s-refugee-policies-and-their-health-impact-a-review-of-the-evidence-and-recommendations-for-the-australian-government
#7
Anagha Killedar, Patrick Harris
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28370813/cosmopolitan-conceptions-ivf-sojourns-in-global-dubai
#8
Andrea Whittaker
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March 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28370741/a-guide-to-mosquitoes-of-australia
#9
Scott A Ritchie
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28370657/a-case-study-of-smokefree-outdoor-policy-options-for-a-city
#10
George Thomson, Jennifer Martin, Heather Gifford, Kiri Parata, Nick Wilson
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28245536/using-simulation-modelling-to-examine-the-impact-of-venue-lockout-and-last-drink-policies-on-drinking-related-harms-and-costs-to-licensees
#11
Nick Scott, Michael Livingston, Iyanoosh Reporter, Paul Dietze
OBJECTIVE: Many variations of venue lockout and last-drink policies have been introduced in attempts to reduce drinking-related harms. We estimate the public health gains and licensee costs of these policies using a computer simulated population of young adults engaging in heavy drinking. METHOD: Using an agent-based model we implemented 1 am/2 am/3 am venue lockouts in conjunction with last drinks zero/one/two hours later, or at current closing times. Outcomes included: the number of incidents of verbal aggression in public drinking venues, private venues or on the street; and changed revenue to public venues...
February 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28245535/associations-between-advertising-recall-and-quitting-in-a-national-cohort-of-aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-smokers
#12
Anna Nicholson, Ron Borland, Jasmine Sarin, Pele Bennet, Maureen Davey, Anke Van der Sterren, Matthew Stevens, David Thomas
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28245534/effects-of-climate-change-are-we-prepared
#13
Peter Tait, Fiona Armstrong
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28245525/sexually-active-older-australian-s-knowledge-of-sexually-transmitted-infections-and-safer-sexual-practices
#14
Anthony Lyons, Wendy Heywood, Bianca Fileborn, Victor Minichiello, Catherine Barrett, Graham Brown, Sharron Hinchliff, Sue Malta, Pauline Crameri
OBJECTIVE: Rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are rising among older Australians. We conducted a large survey of older people's knowledge of STIs and safer sexual practices. METHODS: A total of 2,137 Australians aged 60 years and older completed the survey, which included 15 questions assessing knowledge of STIs and safer sexual practices. We examined both levels of knowledge and factors associated with an overall knowledge score. RESULTS: In total, 1,652 respondents reported having sex in the past five years and answered all knowledge questions...
February 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28245524/over-provision-of-discretionary-foods-at-childcare-dilutes-the-nutritional-quality-of-diets-for-children
#15
Ruth Wallace, Leesa Costello, Amanda Devine
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28245523/changing-the-knowledge-translation-landscape-through-blogging
#16
Melissa J Stoneham, James Kite
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28245517/marked-decline-of-sudden-mass-fatality-events-in-new-zealand-1900-to-2015-the-basic-epidemiology
#17
Nick Wilson, Adrienne Morales, Nicola Guy, George Thomson
OBJECTIVE: To describe the basic epidemiology of sudden mass fatality events for the 1900 to 2015 period in New Zealand (NZ). METHODS: Official lists and internet searches were used to identify the events. Events were categorised, rates calculated and time trends analysed. RESULTS: A total of 56 sudden mass fatality events with 10 or more fatalities between 1900 and 2015 in NZ were identified. There were 1,896 deaths in total, with the worst event being the Hawke's Bay earthquake (258 deaths)...
February 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28245516/hiv-testing-within-the-african-community-using-home-based-self-collection-of-oral-samples
#18
Glen Driver, Joseph Debattista, Zhihong Gu, Jime Lemoire, John Hooper
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28245515/addressing-the-barriers-to-driver-licensing-for-aboriginal-people-in-new-south-wales-and-south-australia
#19
Kathleen Clapham, Kate Hunter, Patricia Cullen, Yvonne Helps, Teresa Senserrick, Jake Byrne, James E Harrison, Rebecca Q Ivers
OBJECTIVE: Low rates of driver licensing have been linked to increased risk of transport-related injury, and reduced access to health services, employment and educational opportunities in the Aboriginal population. This paper reports on how barriers to obtaining a driver licence are being addressed in four Aboriginal communities in New South Wales and South Australia. METHODS: Qualitative data were collected over a four-month period in 2013. Interviews with Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal stakeholders (n=31) and 11 focus groups with Aboriginal participants (n=46) were analysed thematically using a framework approach...
February 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28245514/economic-abuse-between-intimate-partners-in-australia-prevalence-health-status-disability-and-financial-stress
#20
Jozica Kutin, Roslyn Russell, Mike Reid
OBJECTIVE: Economic abuse is a form of domestic violence that has a significant impact on the health and financial wellbeing of victims, but is understudied. This study determined the lifetime prevalence of economic abuse in Australia by age and gender, and the associated risk factors. METHODS: The 2012 ABS Personal Safety Survey was used, involving a cross-sectional population survey of 17,050 randomly selected adults using face-to-face interviews. The survey-weighted prevalence of economic abuse was calculated and analysed by age and gender...
February 28, 2017: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
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