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Melissa Wake

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6 Aug 2012
412

This chapter from the publication Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, illustrates correlations between childhood obesity, education and socio-economic backgrounds within Australia. It has long been recognised that there is an inverse relationship between socio-economic status and overweight/obesity in adult women,...

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6 Oct 2008
33

This report presents an analysis of the data from the first wave of the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) to explore the wellbeing of over 10,000 Australian infants and children. This report presents an analysis of the data from the first wave of the...

Journal article

26 Jul 2005
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In contrast to previous population survey programs nationally and internationally, this study seeks to extract contemporary policy-oriented domains for inclusion in a strategic program of child health data collection, using a stakeholder consultation process to identify key domains and policy information needs. The outcome is...

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8 Aug 2002
14

The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children has been funded as part of the Department of Family and Community Services Stronger Families and Communities Strategy , which aims to establish new partnerships to strengthen families and communities and develop and deliver solutions at a local level....

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1 Feb 2001
27

Over the counter (OTC) medications are commonly used in the community. It is thought by many that they are safe because they are freely available and not regulated by prescription. However, many are of unproven benefit, some preparations do more harm than good, others are...

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