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Childhood and Adolescent Television Viewing and Antisocial Behavior in Early Adulthood
OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether excessive television viewing throughout childhood and adolescence is associated with increased antisocial behavior in early adulthood. METHODS: We assessed a birthExpand
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Attitudes towards smokefree campus policies in New Zealand.
AIM This study examines the level of support for a completely smokefree campus policy and other smokefree policy initiatives amongst staff and students at a New Zealand University. METHODSExpand
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Smokefree outdoor areas in New Zealand: how far have we come?
AIM This research examined 1) the extent and nature of smokefree outdoor area (SFOA) policies in New Zealand, and 2) the process of developing, implementing and promoting compliance with a SFOAExpand
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Smoke-free policies in New Zealand public tertiary education institutions.
The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control mandates the creation of smoke-free environments to protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke and reduce demand for tobacco. We aimed to examine theExpand
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A systematic review on the impact of point-of-sale tobacco promotion on smoking.
INTRODUCTION The tobacco retail environment is a crucial marketing medium for the industry. A 2009 review found evidence of a positive association between exposure to point-of-sale (POS) tobaccoExpand
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Characteristics of tobacco retailers in New Zealand.
Using data on known tobacco outlets throughout NZ, GIS was used to map outlets, deprivation and secondary schools. A total of 5008 tobacco outlets were identified, giving a density of one outlet perExpand
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Nondaily, Low-Rate Daily, and High-Rate Daily Smoking in Young Adults: A 17-Year Follow-Up.
INTRODUCTION While overall tobacco consumption is declining in many countries, patterns of low-frequency smoking-such as nondaily and low-rate daily smoking-appear to be increasing. We aimed firstlyExpand
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Smoking cessation and subsequent weight change.
INTRODUCTION People who quit smoking tend to gain more weight over time than those who continue to smoke. Previous research using clinical samples of smokers suggests that quitters typicallyExpand
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Bond, James Bond: a review of 46 years of violence in films.
outer percentiles with potential morbidity may be flawed if we use WHO standards. In a recent study from Norway and Belgium, proportions of the healthy children outside the 2 SDs of WHO standardsExpand
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Changes in awareness of cancer risk factors among adult New Zealanders (CAANZ): 2001 to 2015
Behaviour change, specifically that which decreases cancer risk, is an essential element of cancer control. Little information is available about how awareness of risk factors may be changing overExpand
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