• New Vaping Legislation Important, but Evaluation Will be Crucial

    … sale and availability of vaping products will help ensure people who smoke but who wish to switch to a less harmful … protect non-users by reducing experimentation among young people, say smokefree experts from the University of Otago. … non-users. “We know from research into smoking that, when people could smoke anywhere, smoking was seen as a normal and …
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  • Warm Homes for Elder New Zealanders (WHEZ)

    … COPD patients with the most advanced disease tend to be older people who often live on a fixed income and may be unable to … find cost-effective ways of reducing the morbidity of the older age group.  As COPD is a significant cause of morbidity …
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  • Everyone counts: Defining and measuring severe housing deprivation (homelessness)

    … is developed for identifying severely housing deprived people in New Zealand Census and emergency housing provider data. It identifies people as homeless based on their housing type, low income, and – for people in private dwellings – severe household crowding. This …
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  • Homelessness

    … This research aims to build knowledge about people missing out on housing: how many are affected, who are … measuring severe housing deprivation The experiences of people living in boarding houses The experiences of people living in camping grounds Boarding Houses “Anyone can …
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  • Kay Saville-Smith

    … funded programmes, including: Life When Renting: Enabling Older People's Independence in the Tenure Revolution; Finding the Best Fit: Housing, Downsizing, and Older People in a Changing Society; Community Resilience and …
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  • My account is in credit! Qualitative component of the Warm Homes Pilot Study

    … Those particularly at risk of fuel poverty include older people and those with chronic illness or disability. Despite … to raise indoor temperatures and reduce morbidity among older people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, a …
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  • The Social Housing Outcomes Worth Study

    … the research team, and will not be passed onto any other people or agency. Information for those with an interest in … contact. Given that overcrowding increases contact between people, it is highly plausible that overcrowding is also … factors such as tobacco smoke. Some studies found that people who live in more crowded housing have poorer physical …
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  • Household Energy Affordability

    … risk of fuel poverty include families with young children, older people, people with disabilities or ill-health, and the … Society of Medicine 1996;89:85-86. Wright F. Old and Cold: Older People and Policies Failing to Address Fuel Poverty. …
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  • Tokelau Community Housing

    … on this information to improve the houses that Tokelau people live in. In the first stage of the research we … in relation to housing. Seven focus groups were held with older men, older women, middle-aged men, middle-aged women, young …
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  • Takatāpui/LGBTQI+ peoples' experiences of housing stability

    … of this is minority groups, such as Takatāpui/LGBTIQ+ people, experiencing high rates of homelessness. This fellowship will investigate how people who identify as Takatāpui/ LGBTIQ+ experience housing … policy and culture can account for the specific needs of people who identify as Takatāpui/LGBTIQ+. Results for Māori …
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