Candace Currie

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint More than words? The status and impact of smoking policies in Scottish schools
    Dawn Griesbach
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, The University of Edinburgh, UK
    Health Promot Int 17:31-41. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Researching health inequalities in adolescents: the development of the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC) family affluence scale
    Candace Currie
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, University of Edinburgh, St Leonard s Land, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 66:1429-36. 2008
  3. doi request reprint The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children: WHO Collaborative Cross-National (HBSC) study: origins, concept, history and development 1982-2008
    Candace Currie
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
    Int J Public Health 54:131-9. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in physical self-perceptions and associations with physical activity during adolescence
    Jo Inchley
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit CAHRU, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, UK
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 23:237-49. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Adolescent toothbrushing and the home environment: sociodemographic factors, family relationships and mealtime routines and disorganisation
    Kate A Levin
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:10-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Adolescent risk behaviours and mealtime routines: does family meal frequency alter the association between family structure and risk behaviour?
    Kate A Levin
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, The Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh, St Leonard s Land, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, UK
    Health Educ Res 27:24-35. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Is obesity at individual and national level associated with lower age at menarche? Evidence from 34 countries in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study
    Candace Currie
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, School of Medicine, University of St Andrews, Scotland
    J Adolesc Health 50:621-6. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Mental well-being and subjective health of 11- to 15-year-old boys and girls in Scotland, 1994-2006
    Kate A Levin
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Eur J Public Health 19:605-10. 2009
  9. pmc The broader impact of walking to school among adolescents: seven day accelerometry based study
    Leslie M Alexander
    Public Health Sciences, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
    BMJ 331:1061-2. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Adolescent smoking and family structure in Europe
    Dawn Griesbach
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit CAHRU, Department of PE, Sport and Leisure Studies, University of Edinburgh, St Leonard s Land, Holyrood Road, EH8 8AQ, Edinburgh, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:41-52. 2003

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint More than words? The status and impact of smoking policies in Scottish schools
    Dawn Griesbach
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, The University of Edinburgh, UK
    Health Promot Int 17:31-41. 2002
    ..The results have implications for the use of policy in promoting a healthy school environment...
  2. doi request reprint Researching health inequalities in adolescents: the development of the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC) family affluence scale
    Candace Currie
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, University of Edinburgh, St Leonard s Land, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 66:1429-36. 2008
    ..Finally, ongoing FAS validation work is described together with ideas for future development of the measure...
  3. doi request reprint The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children: WHO Collaborative Cross-National (HBSC) study: origins, concept, history and development 1982-2008
    Candace Currie
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
    Int J Public Health 54:131-9. 2009
    ..Future challenges for the study are also considered...
  4. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in physical self-perceptions and associations with physical activity during adolescence
    Jo Inchley
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit CAHRU, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, UK
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 23:237-49. 2011
    ..8 times. Among older girls, high exercise self-efficacy increased the odds of being active by 5.2 times. There is a need for early interventions which promote increased physical literacy and confidence, particularly among girls...
  5. doi request reprint Adolescent toothbrushing and the home environment: sociodemographic factors, family relationships and mealtime routines and disorganisation
    Kate A Levin
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:10-8. 2010
    ..The current study examines variables related to the family, including mealtime routines and family relationships to determine the best predictors of adolescent toothbrushing...
  6. doi request reprint Adolescent risk behaviours and mealtime routines: does family meal frequency alter the association between family structure and risk behaviour?
    Kate A Levin
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, The Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh, St Leonard s Land, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, UK
    Health Educ Res 27:24-35. 2012
    ..The family meal, associated with a reduced likelihood of many adolescent risk behaviours, reduces or eliminates the association with family structure and may therefore help to overcome inequalities in adolescent risk behaviours...
  7. doi request reprint Is obesity at individual and national level associated with lower age at menarche? Evidence from 34 countries in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study
    Candace Currie
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, School of Medicine, University of St Andrews, Scotland
    J Adolesc Health 50:621-6. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Mental well-being and subjective health of 11- to 15-year-old boys and girls in Scotland, 1994-2006
    Kate A Levin
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Eur J Public Health 19:605-10. 2009
    ..This article describes changes in the subjective health and mental well-being of adolescents living in Scotland between 1994 and 2006, and investigates socioeconomic inequalities in mental well-being and subjective health over time...
  9. pmc The broader impact of walking to school among adolescents: seven day accelerometry based study
    Leslie M Alexander
    Public Health Sciences, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
    BMJ 331:1061-2. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Adolescent smoking and family structure in Europe
    Dawn Griesbach
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit CAHRU, Department of PE, Sport and Leisure Studies, University of Edinburgh, St Leonard s Land, Holyrood Road, EH8 8AQ, Edinburgh, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:41-52. 2003
    ..Further research is needed to determine the possible reasons for this association...
  11. ncbi request reprint Becoming a health promoting school: evaluating the process of effective implementation in Scotland
    Jo Inchley
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, Scotland, UK
    Health Promot Int 22:65-71. 2007
    ..Such indicators need to be given greater recognition as HPS outcomes if schools are to progress beyond the early stages of project implementation...
  12. doi request reprint The role of national policies intended to regulate adolescent smoking in explaining the prevalence of daily smoking: a study of adolescents from 27 European countries
    Christina W Schnohr
    Section of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Addiction 103:824-31. 2008
    ..A focus was placed on three modifiable policies operating at a national level, non-smoking policy at educational facilities, price and minimum age for buying tobacco...
  13. pmc Country material distribution and adolescents' perceived health: multilevel study of adolescents in 27 countries
    Torbjorn Torsheim
    University of Bergen, Department Education and Health Promotion, Christiesgt 13, N 5015, Bergen, Norway
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:156-61. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of country material distribution on adolescents' perceptions of health...
  14. ncbi request reprint Material deprivation and self-rated health: a multilevel study of adolescents from 22 European and North American countries
    Torbjorn Torsheim
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13, Bergen N 5015, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 59:1-12. 2004
    ..96 (3.38, 18.75)). The findings highlight the multilevel effects of deprivation at the individual, local, and national level...
  15. ncbi request reprint Do welfare regimes mediate the effect of socioeconomic position on health in adolescence? A Cross-national comparison in Europe, North America, and Israel
    Alessio Zambon
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Universita di Torino, Italy
    Int J Health Serv 36:309-29. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Legislation on smoking in enclosed public places in Scotland: how will we evaluate the impact?
    Sally J Haw
    NHS Health Scotland, Rosebery House, Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5EZ, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 28:24-30. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Bullying and symptoms among school-aged children: international comparative cross sectional study in 28 countries
    Pernille Due
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 15:128-32. 2005
    ..There have been no large-scale international comparisons on bullying and health among adolescents. This study examined the association between bullying and physical and psychological symptoms among adolescents in 28 countries...
  18. ncbi request reprint National legislation on school smoking restrictions in eight European countries
    Bente Wold
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergeb, Norway
    Health Promot Int 19:482-8. 2004
    ..To review and compare national legislation addressing smoking at school in eight European countries during the late 1990s...
  19. ncbi request reprint National and school policies on restrictions of teacher smoking: a multilevel analysis of student exposure to teacher smoking in seven European countries
    Bente Wold
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Health Educ Res 19:217-26. 2004
    ....