This analysis uses the 2016 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) dataset. Publications for this survey, including the method report and questionnaire, are still in development and are not yet publically available.These preliminary results should be treated with caution.
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
The Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) provides insight into New Zealanders’ tobacco-related behaviours and attitudes.
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.
This factsheet examines the prevalence of alcohol use during young people’s first cigarette smoking experience.
The Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) is a biennial monitor of the health behaviour and attitudes of New Zealand adults aged 15 years and over, and parents and caregivers of 5 to 16-year-olds, first carried out in 2008.
One of the main sources of New Zealand data on youth smoking is the Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Youth Insights Survey (YIS).
In March 2011, the New Zealand Government committed to a goal of New Zealand becoming smokefree by the year 2025, where less than 5% of the population smokes (The New Zealand Government, 2011).
The Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Youth Insights Survey (YIS) monitors Year 10 students’ behaviours, attitudes and knowledge on a range of tobacco-related topics, including about their desires and attempts to stop smoking, and has collected this data since 2006.
To regularly monitor young people’s opinions about tobacco control and aid the development of appropriate health promotion strategies, participants in the 2014 YIS were asked whether they agreed or disagreed with the following tobacco control measures: banning smoking in outdoor areas where
Access to tobacco is recognised as one of the environmental risk factors for young people taking up smoking (Health Sponsorship Council, 2005). Restricting youth access to tobacco has been shown to be an effective strategy to reduce smoking initiation and maintenance among young people (U.S.
The Youth Insights Survey (YIS) collects data on smoking-related knowledge, attitudes and behaviour, as well as students’ interests, lifestyles, activities and media use, and responses to tobacco control initiatives.
This fact sheet uses data from HPA's 2014 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) to gauge tobacco brand recognition among New Zealand adults. This is achieved by assessing the ability to recognise the packs associated with tobacco brands sold in New Zealand.
This fact sheet assesses whether the prevalence of risky alcohol consumption (defined as high levels of alcohol consumption on a single occasion) among New Zealand adults varied according to smoking status.
The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) commissioned TNS to investigate advertisements with tobacco denormalisation and health consequence themes as part of the formative research for its new tobacco control campaign aimed at young adults.