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Culture as cure? The protective function of Māori cultural efficacy on psychological distress
(New Zealand Psychological Society, 2015-09-07)
Māori, the indigenous peoples of New Zealand, continue to experience health disparities in comparison to other ethnic groups. Previous research suggests Māori who affiliate jointly as Māori and Pākehā (New Zealand European) ...
Using Observational Data to Estimate the Effect of Hand Washing and Clean Delivery Kit Use by Birth Attendants on Maternal Deaths after Home Deliveries in Rural Bangladesh, India and Nepal.
BACKGROUND: Globally, puerperal sepsis accounts for an estimated 8-12% of maternal deaths, but evidence is lacking on the extent to which clean delivery practices could improve maternal survival. We used data from the ...
Caffeine use in the 21st Century: Considerations for public health
(Jacobs Publishers, 2016-05-24)
Caffeine has been consumed for thousands of years, with the primary sources originally being tea leaves and coffee beans. However, over the past 120 years new caffeinated foods and beverages have been developed and marketed ...
Cross-disciplinary supervision amongst social workers in Aotearoa New Zealand
(Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers, 2014-10-01)
Cross-disciplinary supervision is occurring amongst social workers in Aotearoa New Zealand and it is regarded positively. However, the findings of this research involving 54 social workers who are members of the Aotearoa ...
Hierarchical Regression for Multiple Comparisons in a Case-Control Study of Occupational Risks for Lung Cancer
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2012-06-11)
The New Zealand rental sector
This report contains the results of a three-phase study of the New Zealand private rental housing sector in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. Phase one analysed relevant Census data; phase two (July-December ...
A Consensus Proposal for Nutritional Indicators to Assess the Sustainability of a Healthy Diet: The Mediterranean Diet as a Case Study.
BACKGROUND: There is increasing evidence of the multiple effects of diets on public health nutrition, society, and environment. Sustainability and food security are closely interrelated. The traditional Mediterranean Diet ...