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A repeated cross-sectional study examining the school impact on child weight status

Objective The aim of this study is to examine whether there is a differential impact of primary schools upon children’s weight status. Methods A repeated cross-sectional study was undertaken using five years (2006/07–2010/11) of National Child Measurement Programme data, comprising 57,976 children (aged 4–5 (Reception) and 10–11 (Year 6) years) …

Meta-synthesis of findings from evaluations and qualitative interviews of work involving community food and its impact on mental health and wellbeing

Background Improving mental health and diet are important components of the public health agenda in the UK. Community organisations have an important role to play in promoting mental health and wellbeing, and a number of community-based food projects are specifically designed to address this issue. However, impact assessment for such …

SCPHRP Bulletin No 4

SCPHRP Bulletin No 4 Take Five Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP):  News & Events If you would like to make suggestions regarding a SCPHRP event – including potential collaborations or speakers, would like to share articles and papers, …

SCPHRP Bulletin No 1

SCPHRP Bulletin No 1 Take Five Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP): News & Events Event: 03 April 2014 – Professor Theresa Marteau: Reducing Health Inequalities: A Behavioural Science Perspective. Read more. Event: June 2014 (date to be confirmed) …

Infant feeding in Scotland: exploring the influence of hospital on infant feeding choices (within Glasgow) and the potential health and economic benefits of breastfeeding on child health.

This project is a SCPHRP seed-funded research project. Seed-funding research was part of the SCPHRP remit during the period of 2008 ’€“ 2012.  Institution: Glasgow Centre for Population Health Principle investigator: Mr Bruce Whyte This study will investigate the influence of hospital on infant feeding choices within Glasgow and will …


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