Daniel Wight

Summary

Affiliation: University of Glasgow
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Extent of regretted sexual intercourse among young teenagers in Scotland: a cross sectional survey
    D Wight
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 320:1243-4. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Parental influences on young people's sexual behaviour: a longitudinal analysis
    Daniel Wight
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Adolesc 29:473-94. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Contradictory sexual norms and expectations for young people in rural Northern Tanzania
    Daniel Wight
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:987-97. 2006
  4. pmc Limits of teacher delivered sex education: interim behavioural outcomes from randomised trial
    Daniel Wight
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 324:1430. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Heterosexual risk behaviour among young teenagers in Scotland
    Marion Henderson
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    J Adolesc 25:483-94. 2002
  6. pmc What explains between-school differences in rates of smoking?
    Marion Henderson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:218. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Do sexual health services encourage teenagers to use condoms? A longitudinal study
    Alison Parkes
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 31:271-80. 2005
  8. pmc Comparison of teenagers' early same-sex and heterosexual behavior: UK data from the SHARE and RIPPLE studies
    Alison Parkes
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    J Adolesc Health 48:27-35. 2011
  9. pmc What explains between-school differences in rates of sexual experience?
    Marion Henderson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:53. 2008
  10. pmc The need to promote behaviour change at the cultural level: one factor explaining the limited impact of the MEMA kwa Vijana adolescent sexual health intervention in rural Tanzania. A process evaluation
    Daniel Wight
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:788. 2012

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Publications22

  1. pmc Extent of regretted sexual intercourse among young teenagers in Scotland: a cross sectional survey
    D Wight
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 320:1243-4. 2000
    ..In addition, making teenagers aware of potential emotional and relationship consequences of early sexual intercourse may delay first intercourse...
  2. ncbi request reprint Parental influences on young people's sexual behaviour: a longitudinal analysis
    Daniel Wight
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Adolesc 29:473-94. 2006
    ..A lot of spending money also predicts early sexual activity and, for males, having more sexual partners. Comfort talking with parents about sex, however, seems to bear little relationship to sexual behaviour...
  3. ncbi request reprint Contradictory sexual norms and expectations for young people in rural Northern Tanzania
    Daniel Wight
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:987-97. 2006
    ..This almost certainly contributes to their short duration and the high levels of partner change, since relationships are not reinforced through social recognition and there is little scope to develop intimacy through non-sexual contacts...
  4. pmc Limits of teacher delivered sex education: interim behavioural outcomes from randomised trial
    Daniel Wight
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 324:1430. 2002
    ..To determine whether a theoretically based sex education programme for adolescents (SHARE) delivered by teachers reduced unsafe sexual intercourse compared with current practice...
  5. ncbi request reprint Heterosexual risk behaviour among young teenagers in Scotland
    Marion Henderson
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    J Adolesc 25:483-94. 2002
    ..The most important correlate of sexual experience was low level of parental monitoring; the key predictor for condom use was whether or not the respondent talked to their partner about protection before having sexual intercourse...
  6. pmc What explains between-school differences in rates of smoking?
    Marion Henderson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:218. 2008
    ..This paper examines whether these school characteristics (which include a measure of quality of social relationships) can account for school differences in smoking rates...
  7. ncbi request reprint Do sexual health services encourage teenagers to use condoms? A longitudinal study
    Alison Parkes
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 31:271-80. 2005
    ..This study investigated whether 15/16-year-olds who attended sexual health services used condoms more and had different beliefs about condoms compared to those who did not use these services...
  8. pmc Comparison of teenagers' early same-sex and heterosexual behavior: UK data from the SHARE and RIPPLE studies
    Alison Parkes
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    J Adolesc Health 48:27-35. 2011
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  9. pmc What explains between-school differences in rates of sexual experience?
    Marion Henderson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:53. 2008
    ..It then examined whether these residuals, or 'school effects', were attributable to processes within the school, or were more likely to reflect characteristics of the neighbourhood...
  10. pmc The need to promote behaviour change at the cultural level: one factor explaining the limited impact of the MEMA kwa Vijana adolescent sexual health intervention in rural Tanzania. A process evaluation
    Daniel Wight
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:788. 2012
    ..This paper attempts to explain these outcomes by reviewing the process evaluation findings, particularly in terms of contextual factors...
  11. pmc Are sexual media exposure, parental restrictions on media use and co-viewing TV and DVDs with parents and friends associated with teenagers' early sexual behaviour?
    Alison Parkes
    Medical Research Council Chief Scientist Office Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Adolesc 36:1121-33. 2013
    ..Specific parental restrictions on sexual media may offer more protection against early sex than other restrictions or parental co-viewing. Further research is required to establish causal mechanisms...
  12. doi request reprint A review of interventions with parents to promote the sexual health of their children
    Daniel Wight
    Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    J Adolesc Health 52:4-27. 2013
    ..To assess the effectiveness of interventions involving parents or carers intended to improve the sexual health of their children...
  13. pmc Do television and electronic games predict children's psychosocial adjustment? Longitudinal research using the UK Millennium Cohort Study
    Alison Parkes
    Medical Research Council CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Arch Dis Child 98:341-8. 2013
    ..Most research is from North America and focuses on television. Few longitudinal studies have compared the effects of TV and electronic games, or have investigated gender differences...
  14. pmc Retaining young people in a longitudinal sexual health survey: a trial of strategies to maintain participation
    Marion Henderson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:9. 2010
    ..This paper describes a trial of incentives to retain longitudinal survey cohorts from ages 16 to 20, to question them on the sensitive topic of sexual health...
  15. doi request reprint Self-reported sexually transmitted infection testing behaviour amongst incarcerated young male offenders: findings from a qualitative study
    Katie Buston
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 36:7-11. 2010
    ..Here we describe young men's self-reported STI testing behaviour, and explore why testing is and is not sought in two locales: the community and the Young Offender Institute (YOI)...
  16. pmc Exposure to smoking in films and own smoking among Scottish adolescents: a cross-sectional study
    Kate Hunt
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ Scotland, UK
    Thorax 66:866-74. 2011
    ..However, the only study to date in the UK to test for an association showed no relation between film-smoking exposure and smoking among young adults...
  17. ncbi request reprint Implementation of a teacher-delivered sex education programme: obstacles and facilitating factors
    Katie Buston
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, UK
    Health Educ Res 17:59-72. 2002
    ..The lessons learned may be useful for those involved in designing and/or implementing other teacher-delivered school-based health promotion initiatives...
  18. pmc How a masculine work ethic and economic circumstances affect uptake of HIV treatment: experiences of men from an artisanal gold mining community in rural eastern Uganda
    Godfrey E Siu
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:1-9. 2012
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  19. pmc A qualitative study of HPV vaccine acceptability among health workers, teachers, parents, female pupils, and religious leaders in northwest Tanzania
    Pieter Remes
    Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit, National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Vaccine 30:5363-7. 2012
    ..As human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines become available in developing countries, acceptability studies can help to better understand potential barriers and facilitators of HPV vaccination and guide immunisation programs...
  20. doi request reprint Dusty discos and dangerous desires: community perceptions of adolescent sexual and reproductive health risks and vulnerability and the potential role of parents in rural Mwanza, Tanzania
    Pieter Remes
    Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, Glasgow, UK
    Cult Health Sex 12:279-92. 2010
    ..Parents acknowledged the multiple influences on sexual risk behaviour. They expressed a need for knowledge and skills related to parenting so that they can address these influences both through family- and community-based strategies...
  21. pmc Which behavioral, emotional and school problems in middle-childhood predict early sexual behavior?
    Alison Parkes
    CSO Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    J Youth Adolesc 43:507-27. 2014
    ..Implications for the identification of children at risk and targeted intervention are discussed, as well as suggestions for further research...
  22. ncbi request reprint Teenagers' use of sexual health services: perceived need, knowledge and ability to access
    Alison Parkes
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 30:217-24. 2004
    ..This paper presents the first UK large-scale quantitative analysis of these factors, comparing those who use services with those who do not...