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The role of community social capital in the relationship between socioeconomic status and adolescent life satisfaction : mediating or moderating? Evidence from Czech data
(2016-12-12) - Journal article,
Background. The concept of social capital has been extensively used to explain the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and adolescent health and well-being. Much less is known about the specific mechanism through ...
Educational expectations and adolescent health behaviour : an evolutionary approach
(2015-07) - Journal article,
Objectives. Previous research finds adolescents expecting to attend university are more likely to demonstrate health-promoting behaviour than those not expecting university attendance. This suggests public health improvements ...
The Short Attachment to Pets Scale (SAPS) for children and young people : development, psychometric qualities and demographic and health associations
(2016-03-01) - Journal article,
This study describes the development of the SAPS and investigates its reliability and validity within the context of the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Survey (HBSC) which gathered data on representative samples ...
A new version of the HBSC Family Affluence Scale - FAS III : Scottish qualitative findings from the international FAS Development Study
(2016-03) - Journal article,
A critical review of the Family Affluence Scale (FAS) concluded that FAS II was no longer discriminatory within very rich or very poor countries, where a very high or a very low proportion of children were categorised as ...
Family structure and breakfast consumption of 11-15 year old boys and girls in Scotland, 1994-2010 : a repeated cross-sectional study
(2012-03-22) - Journal article,
Background The benefits of breakfast during childhood and adolescence have been reported previously though few studies have considered family structure inequalities in breakfast consumption. The proportion of young people ...
The broader impact of walking to school among adolescents: a 7-day accelerometry based study
(2005-11-05) - Journal article,
Does neighbourhood social capital aid in levelling the social gradient in the health and well-being of children and adolescents? : A literature review
(2013-01-23) - Journal item,
Background: Although most countries in the European Union are richer and healthier than ever, health inequalities remain an important public health challenge. Health-related problems and premature death have disproportionately ...
Validating mental well-being items of the Scottish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Survey
(Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit (CAHRU), 2010) - Report,
Introduction, background and dissemination of the 2002 HBSC survey in Scotland
(Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit (CAHRU), 2003-03) - Report,
Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS) national report : Smoking, drinking and drug use among 13 and 15 year olds in Scotland in 2004
(Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 2005-03) - Report,