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The Family Affluence Scale as a Measure of National Wealth: Validation of an Adolescent Self-Report Measure
One explanation for a lack of consistency in SES-health associations in youth is that parent-based income and occupation measures are inadequate. The Family Affluence Scale (FAS), a four-item measure… Expand
School-based prevention for illicit drugs use: a systematic review.
- F. Faggiano, F. Vigna-Taglianti, E. Versino, Alessio Zambon, A. Borraccino, P. Lemma
- Preventive medicine
- 1 May 2008
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of school-based interventions in preventing or reducing drug use. METHODS The search strategy was conducted according to the Cochrane Collaboration method,… Expand
Girls growing through adolescence have a higher risk of poor health
- F. Cavallo, Alessio Zambon, +4 authors the Hbsc Positive Health Focus Group
- Quality of Life Research
- 11 October 2006
Introduction:Self rated health, in adult population, is strongly associated with mortality and life expectancy. In younger people this association is less evident, but it may anticipate a similar… Expand
The role of behavioural factors in explaining socio-economic differences in adolescent health: a multilevel study in 33 countries.
- M. Richter, M. Erhart, C. Vereecken, Alessio Zambon, William Boyce, S. Nic Gabhainn
- Social science & medicine
- 1 August 2009
Attempts to describe and explain socio-economic differences in health have mainly focused on adults. Little is known about the mechanisms of the relationship between socio-economic status (SES) and… Expand
Welfare state regimes, health and health inequalities in adolescence: a multilevel study in 32 countries.
- M. Richter, Katharina Rathman, S. Nic Gabhainn, Alessio Zambon, William Boyce, K. Hurrelmann
- Political Science, Medicine
- Sociology of health & illness
- 12 April 2012
Comparative research on health and health inequalities has recently started to establish a welfare regime perspective. The objective of this study was to determine whether different welfare regimes… Expand
Socioeconomic effects on meeting physical activity guidelines: comparisons among 32 countries.
- A. Borraccino, P. Lemma, +5 authors F. Cavallo
- Medicine and science in sports and exercise
- 1 April 2009
PURPOSE This study examined the relationship between age and gender with physical activity (PA) and how meeting of PA guidelines (PAGL) is related to socioeconomic status (SES) and sedentary… Expand
Do Welfare Regimes Mediate the Effect of Socioeconomic Position on Health in Adolescence? A Cross-National Comparison in Europe, North America, and Israel
- Alessio Zambon, W. Boyce, +5 authors F. Cavallo
- Economics, Medicine
- International journal of health services…
- 1 April 2006
This article examines whether different types of welfare states mediate the effect of socioeconomic position on adolescents' health. The authors' main hypothesis is that countries with stronger… Expand
Socio-economic position and adolescents' health in Italy: the role of the quality of social relations.
- Alessio Zambon, P. Lemma, A. Borraccino, P. Dalmasso, F. Cavallo
- European journal of public health
- 1 December 2006
BACKGROUND The quality of social relations in adolescence is possibly one of the major determinants of habits that can influence the health of young people, and it may also be one of the mediators of… Expand
Socio-economic position and adolescents' health in Italy: the role of self- esteem and self-efficacy
Background : To underline the importance of self-esteem and self-efficacy as aspects of health promotion, we investigated the hypothesis that self-esteem and self-efficacy mediate the effect of… Expand