Alcohol consumption among Western Australian secondary school students in 1993

a joint project between the Health Promotion Service, Health Department of Western Australia and the Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria.
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Health Dept. of Western Australia , [Perth, W.A.?]
Teenagers -- Alcohol use -- Australia -- Western Australia., High school students -- Alcohol use -- Australia -- Western Australia., Alcoholism -- Australia -- Western Australia., Drug abuse surveys -- Australia -- Western Austr

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SeriesSSASS reports,
ContributionsWestern Australia. Health Promotion Service., Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria. Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer.
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LC ClassificationsHV5135 .A394 1995
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Pagination31 p. :
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Open LibraryOL574765M
ISBN 100730961613
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Alcohol use among Australian secondary students in White, Victoria M., Hill, David J. and Segan, Catherine J. Alcohol use among Australian secondary Cited by: 7.

Australian secondary school student alcohol use Beginning inthis survey obtains prevalence estimates of alcohol use among secondary schoolchildren throughout Australia at three-yearly intervals.

The survey also obtains prevalence estimates of secondary students' use of tobacco, and sinceuse of illicit substances and non. In a study of a randomly selected representative sample of approximately secondary schools across Australia (up to 80 students were randomly selected from each school), it was found that by the age of 15, 44% of boys and 36% of girls had consumed alcohol in the week before the survey.

Among 16 and year-olds. To calculate the number of adolescent drinkers in Australia, it is necessary to initially examine the prevalence of alcohol use among this group. These rates can be estimated from the National Survey of Secondary Students (NSSS), which is aimed at adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 years (inclusive) (National Drug Strategy Unit, ).Cited by: 7.

This research estimates the prevalence of alcohol use among Australian secondary students in and examines trends in alcohol prevalence over a 12‐year period. A national randomly selected representative sample of secondary schools participated in the by: 7.

White VM, Hill DJ, Letcher TR. Alcohol use among Austrlaian secondary students in Drug and Alcohol Review. ; White VM, Hill DJ, Segan CJ.

Alcohol use among Australian secondary students in Drug and Alcohol Review. ; Australian National Preventive Health Agency. One approach to circumventing excessive alcohol consumption by young people has been to take a primary prevention approach at school.

Numerous school based prevention programs and resources have been developed that aim to deter use, delay initial use, or reduce harms associated with alcohol and other drug (AOD) use in young people.

Objective Elevated levels of alcohol consumption among university students are well documented. Policymakers have attempted to combat this issue at a university, national and international level.

Tailoring public health policy to effectively tackle alcohol use is crucial.

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Using Q-methodology, the current study aims to develop a typology of alcohol consumption in the Irish university student. Australian secondary students’ use of alcohol in Canberra: Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care.

Citation The following citation should be used when referencing this work: Chikritzhs, T., Pascal, R. & Jones, P. Under-aged drinking among year olds and related harms in Australia.

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National Alcohol Indicators. Heavy alcohol consumption among adolescents and young adults is an issue of significant public concern.

With approximately 50% of young people aged attending tertiary education, there is an opportunity within these settings to implement programs that target risky drinking. The aim of the current study was to survey students and staff within a tertiary education institution to.

of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use among secondary school students aged 12–17 years from randomly selected government, Catholic and independent schools across the State.

The survey has been conducted every three years since Questions relating to physical activity and sedentary behaviour have been included since Who took part. RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Principals’ reports of adults’ alcohol use in Australian secondary schools Bernadette M.

Ward1*, Rebecca Kippen1,2, Penny Buykx1,3, Geoffrey Munro4, Nyanda McBride5 and John Wiggers6 Abstract Background: Schools provide opportunities for parents and the wider community to connect and support the.

Tobacco use among Australian secondary students. Alcohol use among Australian secondary students. Use of over-the-counter drugs among Australian secondary students. Illicit substance use among Australian secondary students. Additional findings on substance use among Australian secondary students.

Tables. 34 Tobacco use among. Students were asked if they had consumed alcohol and how recent their use was (Figure 1). Rates of use have declined over the past three decades - the proportion of students reporting drinking in the past year has approximately halved (% to %), in the past month (% to %) and past week (% to %).

The Australian Secondary Students’ Alcohol and Drug (ASSAD) survey provides a snapshot of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use among secondary school students aged 12 to 17 years (grade 7 to 12). The survey has been conducted every three years since and the previous survey was conducted in Who took part.

Insecondary. This research estimates the prevalence of alcohol use among Australian secondary students in and examines trends in alcohol prevalence over a year period.

A national randomly selected representative sample of secondary schools participated in the study. Alcohol use by university students and the associated harms provide cause for concern Concerning drinking patterns have been identified among university students in Australia and a range of other countries.

The first known prevalence study of drinking among Australian undergraduate university students aged 17 to 25 years was. Alcohol and other drug use among South Australian secondary school students: Findings from the South Australian component of the Australian Secondary Students’ Alcohol and Drug Survey.

Introduction Every three years school students throughout Australia participate in the Australian Secondary Students’ Alcohol and Drug Survey (ASSADS).

Tobacco use among Australian secondary students 34 tobacco use, alcohol use, and the use of other substances among school students in Australia aged (tobacco and alcohol only) in,andand (including other substances). Australian School Students Alcohol and Drug Survey Western Australian Results: Tobacco (ASSAD) survey provides a snapshot of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use among secondary school students.

The survey has been conducted every three years since and the previous survey was conducted in Latest available data for secondary school students in NSW • % of students aged years (% of boys and % of girls) consumed alcohol in the last 7 days as estimated from the NSW School Students Health Behaviours Survey (self-completed questionnaire).

Overall trends in NSW. Australian Secondary School Students’ Use of Tobacco, Alcohol, Overthe-counter Drugs, and Illicit Substances Report from the Australian Secondary Students Alcohol and Drug (ASSAD) survey which assessed the use of tobacco and alcohol, over-the-counter and illicit substances among secondary students aged between 12 and 17 years.

PRINCIPALS’ REPORTS OF ADULTS’ ALCOHOL USE IN AUSTRALIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS 5 Introduction Widespread use of alcohol is associated with significant harm for young people.

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In26 per cent of Australians aged 14 years and older reported being a victim of an alcohol-related harm (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), ). Evidence of alcohol use among the adolescents group in sub-Sahara Africa suggests that a huge proportion of teenagers have used or are presently taking in alcohol.

Kuria () found alcohol use prevalence 15% among secondary school students in Kenya. Alcohol prevention programs in Ghana are few and the restricting of advertising alcohol beverages.

Alcohol Consumption Among Adolescents — Implications for Public Health. It is the leading risk factor in the Western Pacific and the Americas, and the second largest in Europe. middle high school age student are most often targeted in this prevention programs.

As well as school-based program, there are programs to teach parents. The impact of school alcohol policy on student drinking Tracy J. Evans-Whipp1,2*, Stephanie M.

Plenty1, Richard F. Catalano3, Todd I. Herrenkohl3 and John W. Toumbourou1,4 1Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children’s Hospital and Adolescent Health Research, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, 2The University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics, Royal Children’s Hospital, Parkville.

INTRODUCTION. Underage consumption and misuse of alcohol are a significant public health problem globally. Youth alcohol misuse is among the highest contributors to preventable mortality and morbidity in developed and developing nations (Ezzati et al., ).It is important to monitor adolescent alcohol and drug use as these behaviours contribute not just to problems in adolescence but also.

Access accurate, up-to-date drug and alcohol education resources for Students. Learn and use infomation to make the right informed choices, find fun games. Alcohol consumption by students is decreasing, with around a quarter of 12 to year-olds drinking in the past month compared to 37 per cent in The latest Australian Secondary Students' Alcohol and Drug (ASSAD) survey reveals 15 per cent of 12 to year-old students consumed alcohol in the past seven days.

Abstract This research evaluated the risk factors associated with alcohol consumption, problem drinking, and related consequences among high school students in Taiwan. A total of 10th grade students from four randomly selected high schools in eastern Taiwan were included in the survey.

Survey data were self‐reported by students and analyzed using logistic regression methods. I investigate the extent to which negative alcohol use coefficients in Grade Point Average regressions reflect unobserved heterogeneity rather than direct effects of drinking, using and Youth Risk Behaviour Survey data on high school students.

Results illustrate that omitted factors are quite important. Drinking coefficient magnitudes fall substantially in regressions that control.Background. In Western countries, alcohol use and misuse amongst adolescents is very common.

For example, in England, 74 % of 15 year olds had consumed alcohol and 27 % had been intoxicated in the past four weeks [].In the United States, % of 12th Graders (18–19 years of age) have consumed alcohol and 50 % report that they have been intoxicated [].

Materials and Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted among secondary school students of grade 8, 9 and 10 in public and private schools of .