Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


The importance of context


Family and Whānau

For more information see the home environment section in the 2001, 2007 and 2012 overview reports.

Articles

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School

For more information see the school environment section in the 2001, 2007 and 2012 overview reports.

Reports and Factsheets

Note: Ratanui High School does not exist. The reports are an example of the confidential school report that was sent to schools that participated in the Youth'07 and Youth'12 surveys.  These reports provide aggregated results on the students from that school while maintaining student anonymity. This report is delivered to the school principal only.

Articles

  • [Youth 2012] Denny, S., Farrant, B., Utter, J., Fleming, T., Bullen, P., Peiris-John, R., & Clark, T. (2016). The Prevalence of Postgraduate Education in Youth Health Among High School Clinicians and Associated Student Health Outcomes. Journal of Adolescent Health. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1054139X16301835
  • [Youth 2012] Denny, S., Peterson, E. R., Stuart, J., Utter, J., Bullen, P., Fleming, T., . . . Milfont, T. (2014). Bystander Intervention, Bullying, and Victimization: A Multilevel Analysis of New Zealand High SchoolsJournal of School Violence, 1-28. 10.1080/15388220.2014.910470
    http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/AQC7pTY7D2jFPYJ85ZkS/full
  • [Youth 2007] Denny, S., Robinson, E., Lawler, C., Bagshaw, S., Farrant, B., Bell, F., Dawson, D., Nicholson, D., Hart, M., Fleming, T., Ameratunga, S., Clark, T., Kekus, M., Utter, J. (2012) Association between Availability and Quality of Health Services in Schools and Reproductive Health Outcomes Among Students: A Multilevel Observational StudyAmerican Journal of Public Health, Online.
    http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/abs/10.2105/AJPH.2012.300775
  • [Youth 2007] Denny, S., Robinson, E., Utter, J., Fleming, T., Grant, S., Milfont, T., Crengle, S., Ameratunga, S., Clark, T. (2011) Do schools influence student risk behaviours and emotional health symptomsJournal of Adolescent Health. 48(3), 259‐267.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21338897
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Violence

Reports and Factsheets

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Youth'07 violence report
(3.5 MB, PDF)

Presentations

  • [Youth 2012] Fenaughty, J. J. (2016). e-Harassment and cyberbullying: Prevalence and effects in Aotearoa NZ. Invited presentation to the Cyber Aggression and Restorative Justice Round Table hosted by the The Diana Unwin Chair in Restorative Justice at Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand. 
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Health Services

Reports and Factsheets

See Access to Health Care sections  in Youth 2001, 2007 and 2012 Overview Reports.

Articles

  • [Youth 2012] Denny, S. & Farrant, B. (2015). Can Postgraduate Education in Youth Health for Healthcare Professionals Improve the Health Outcomes of Secondary School Students? Journal of Adolescent Health, 56(2) http://www.jahonline.org/article/S1054-139X%2814%2900453-4/abstract
  • [Youth 2012] Teevale, T., Denny, S., Percival, T., Fleming, T. (2013) Pacific secondary school students' access to primary health care in New ZealandThe New Zealand Medical Journal, Vol 126, No 1375.
    http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/126-1375/5680/
  • [Youth 2012] Denny, S., Robinson, E., Lawler, C., Bagshaw, S., Farrant, B., Bell, F., Dawson, D., Nicholson, D., Hart, M., Fleming, T., Ameratunga, S., Clark, T., Kekus, M., Utter, J. (2012) Association between Availability and Quality of Health Services in Schools and Reproductive Health Outcomes Amond Students: A Multilevel Observational StudyAmerican Journal of Public Health, Online.
    http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/abs/10.2105/AJPH.2012.300775
  • [Youth 2012] Denny, S., Farrant, B., Cosgriff, J., Harte, M., Cameron, T., Johnson, R., McNair, V., Utter, J., Crengle, S., Fleming, T., Ameratunga, S., Sheridan, J., & Robinson, E. (2012) Access to private and confidential healthcare among secondary school students in New ZealandJournal of Adolescent Health 51(3), 285-291
    http://www.jahonline.org/article/S1054-139X(11)00709-9/abstract
  • [Youth 2012] Mariu, K.R., Merry, S.N., Robinson, E.M., & Watson, P.D. (2012). Seeking professional help for mental health problems, among New Zealand secondary school students. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry.17(2), 284-297
    http://ccp.sagepub.com/content/early/2011/07/14/1359104511404176
  • [Youth 2007] Areai, D.M., Thomson, W.M., Foster Page, L.A., Denny, S., Crengle, S., Clark, T.C., Ameratunga, S.N., Koopu, P.I. (2011) Self‐reported oral health, dental self‐care and dental service use among New Zealand secondary school students: findings from the Youth07 studyNew Zealand Dental Journal. 107(4), 121‐126.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22338203
  • [Youth 2007] Copland, R.J., Denny, S.J., Robinson, E.M., Crengle, S., Ameratunga, S., Dixon, R. (2011) Self‐Reported Pregnancy and Access to Primary Health Care Among Sexually Experienced New Zealand High School StudentsJournal of Adolescent Health. 49(5), 518‐524
    http://www.jahonline.org/article/S1054-139X(11)00118-2/abstract
  • [Youth 2007] Horsfield, E. J., Sheridan, J. L., Kelly, F. S., & Clark, T. C. (2010). Exploring the role of community pharmacy in improving healthcare access for young people in New Zealand. Presentation at the Involve 2010 Connect Conference: Together We Are Stronger, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • [Youth 2001] Purvis, D., Robinson, E.M., & Watson, P.D. (2004) Acne prevalence in secondary school students and perceived difficulty in accessing acne treatmentNew Zealand Medical Journal. 117 (1200), U1018
    http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/117-1200/1018/

Presentations

  • [Youth 2012] Denny, S. (2015, 18 April). People With Chronic Conditions: Youth Development And Models Of Care ­ What¹s The Evidence? Invited plenary at the Life without Limits Neuromuscular Conference,  Australasian Neuromuscular Network. Auckland New Zealand.
  • [Youth 2012] Denny, S. & Farrant, B. (2015, 29 March). Don¹t be a pain! Working With young people experiencing chronic pain. Invited plenary at the 40th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Zealand Pain Society, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • [Youth 2012] Denny, S. (2015, 28 March). Youth Health Skills. Invited workshop at the Goodfellow Sympoisum, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • [Youth 2012] Fleming, T. (2013). Improvements in health status among secondary school students in New Zealand, 2001 to 2012 and implications for youth work service providers. Invited presentation at Ara Taiohi Wānanga, New Zealand.
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Disparities: Poverty, ethnicity and geography

Reports and Factsheets

Throughout many of the reports different groups of young people are compared by the level of neighbourhood deprivation in which they live in. Please see youth’07 School Climate Report.

Articles

  • [Youth 2012] Crengle, S., Robinson, E., Ameratunga, S., Clark, T., Raphael, D. (2012) Ethnic discrimination prevalence and associations with health outcomes: data from a nationally representative cross-sectional survey of secondary school students in New ZealandBMC Public Health. 12(45)
    http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/45
  • [Youth 2007] Utter, J., Denny, S., Robinson, E., Teevale, T., Crengle, S., Ameratunga, S., & Fleming, T. (2012) Food security concerns among young people: Impact on eating behaviours and weight statusJournal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition7(1), 101-111.
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19320248.2012.649675#.U4e8SZSSwlY
  • [Youth 2007] Turner, N., Asher, I., Bach, K., Denny, S., Fancourt, N. and Merry, S. (2011) Child Health and Poverty. In MC Dale, M O’Brien and S St John (Eds). Left further behind: How policies fail the poorest children in New Zealand. Auckland: Child Action Poverty Group, pp122-136
    http://www.cpag.org.nz/assets/sm/upload/jq/66/v2/dv/WEB%20VERSION%20OF%20LFB.pdf
  • [Youth 2012] Utter, J., Denny, S., Crengle, S., Ameratunga, S., Clark, T., Maddison, R., & Percival, T. (2011) Socio‐economic differences in eating‐ related attitudes, behaviours and environments of adolescentsPublic Health Nutrition. 14(4), 629‐634.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20576201
  • [Youth 2007] Mila-Schaaf, K. (2010). Negotiating Identities in Diasporic Spaces. A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for Doctor of Philosophy, Massey Unviersity, Albany, New Zealand.
  • [Youth 2007] Utter, J., Denny, S., Crengle, S., Ameratunga, S., Robinson, E., Clark, T., Percival, T., Maddison, R. (2010) Overweight among New Zealand adolescents: Associations with ethnicity and deprivationInternational Journal of Pediatric Obesity.5(6), 461‐466.
    http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/17477160903568439

Presentations

  • [Youth 2012] Clark, T. C. (2009). Socio-economic factors and the health and well-being of young people in New Zealand Results from the national secondary school youth health surveys. Presentation at the Nurses for Children and Young People of Aotearoa & Public Health Nurses' Conference: The effects of poverty on children and young people, Hamilton, New Zealand.
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