The type of alcohol consumed on typical drinking occasions varies by the drinkers’ sex, age and ethnicity (Ministry of Health, 2015).
The pattern of drinking alcohol on an occasion (how much a person drinks and how fast) is related to the level of intoxication, and the risk of injury (National Health and Medical Research Council, 2009).
This factsheet looks at the extent to which New Zealand adults are considering changing their alcohol consumption and seeking information and support to help them do so.
This fact sheet reports on attitudes and perceptions about drinking culture among New Zealand adults (aged 18-years-and-over).
The HPA’s Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) monitors New Zealanders’ behaviour and attitudes towards alcohol, including alcohol consumption in the past month. This factsheet examines 15 to 17-year-olds’ alcohol use.
The Health Promotion Agency (HPA)’s Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) monitors New Zealanders’ behaviour and attitudes towards alcohol, including questions about social norm perceptions of alcohol consumption.
This fact sheet reports on New Zealand adults’ experiences and expectations relating to behaviour and pressures in drinking environments.
New Zealand has a goal of reducing smoking prevalence to a minimal level by 2025 (often referred to as ‘Smokefree 2025’).1 This goal is supported by one of the six New Zealand health targets: better help for smokers to quit that is designed to prompt smokers to make a quit attempt and
This fact sheet reports on parents’ and caregivers’ attitudes on their child’s access at school to high fat foods and sugary drinks and foods in the 2014 HLS.
Through the National Depression Initiative (NDI), the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) aims to help reduce the impact of depression on New Zealanders by aiding early recognition and recovery, for both adults and young people.
The New Zealand Mental Health Survey (NZMHS) is an annual, nationally-representative survey, conducted for the first time in 2015. The purpose of the NZMHS is to provide useful and up-to-date information about issues relating to mental health in New Zealand.
The Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) provides insight into New Zealanders’ tobacco-related behaviours and attitudes.
HPA's Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) is an annual survey that monitors New Zealanders' behaviour and attitudes towards alcohol. This fact sheet reports on adults’ alcohol consumption and experiences of drinking alcohol within the last month.
The purpose of this research was to help inform the development of a consumer marketing and education campaign to raise awareness, recognition, understanding, and correct use of the Health
This report provides the topline findings from the formative research with parents and caregivers about oral health in preschoolers.
This fact sheet reports on New Zealanders’ recognition of signs and behaviours associated with untreated depression.
The Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) is undertaken every year by the Health Promotion Agency. This report provides information on the method for the 2014/15 ABAS undertaken between November 2014 and February 2015.
The Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) provides insight into New Zealanders’ tobacco-related behaviours and attitudes, including their awareness of the Government’s goal for reducing the smoking prevalence to less than 5% by 2025.