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Information behaviour of recent Chinese immigrants in Auckland, New Zealand

Myrna Machet, Kasturi Sandra Govender
2012 South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science  
The research question investigated was "Can an internet portal on a public library website be used to meet the information needs of new Chinese Mandarin immigrants to the Auckland region of New Zealand  ...  Public library services in New Zealand are being re-examined in light of the developments in ICT and an increasingly multicultural population.  ...  everyday information seeking; establishing the new migrant's use of the internet and information seeking habits with regard to the internet and Mandarin language websites.  ... 
doi:10.7553/78-1-44 fatcat:ucpjeaytfnb3xdlt3tmdgmyq6a

Using the Internet to access health-related information: results from a nationally representative sample of New Zealand secondary school students

Jennifer Utter, Mathijs Lucassen, Simon Denny, Terry Fleming, Roshini Peiris-John, Terryann Clark
2017 International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health  
used the Internet on a daily basis, with 15.4% of students reporting that they had used the Internet to access health-related information.  ...  Multiple regression models were used to examine the associations between students' use of the Internet to access health-related information and selected outcomes or indicators.ResultsOver 90% of students  ...  Acknowledgements: Funding for the Youth'12 study was provided by a consortium of eight government agencies:  ... 
doi:10.1515/ijamh-2017-0096 pmid:29168960 fatcat:zq2njzdudrd6bebjgcznplhbwu

'At-risk' individuals' responses to direct to consumer advertising of prescription drugs: a nationally representative cross-sectional study

Neda Khalil Zadeh, Kirsten Robertson, James A Green
2017 BMJ Open  
A lower level of education was a predictor of asking a doctor for a prescription. Older age was associated with seeking more information from a doctor or pharmacist.  ...  of the Internet to search for medical information on behavioural responses to medicine advertising.  ...  Older individuals were also more likely than others to seek more information from a physician or pharmacist as a result of seeing a drug advertisement.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017865 pmid:29217723 pmcid:PMC5728274 fatcat:j4zn2viojngojpqz3acj7rgrei

Lifestyle determinants of behavioural outcomes triggered by direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription medicines: a cross-sectional study

Neda Khalil Zadeh, Kirsten Robertson, James A. Green
2019 Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health  
Methods: Data were collected through an online survey of a nationally representative sample of 2,057 adults in New Zealand.  ...  Conclusions: The findings raise concerns regarding the misuse or overuse of medications for diseases that may otherwise be improved by a healthier lifestyle.  ...  Maori (OR=2.06, 95%CI 1.42-2.99), Chinese (OR=2.05, 95%CI 1.07-3.91), Indian (Searching the Internet for more information regarding an illness Seeking more information from the Internet regarding  ... 
doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12883 fatcat:oscaadl2ubd55gkx2vtwwvevei

Unhealthy Gambling Amongst New Zealand Secondary School Students: An Exploration of Risk and Protective Factors

Fiona V. Rossen, Terryann Clark, Simon J. Denny, Theresa M. Fleming, Roshini Peiris-John, Elizabeth Robinson, Mathijs F. G. Lucassen
2015 International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction  
sample of New Zealand secondary school students (n=8,500).  ...  This study sought to determine the prevalence of gambling and unhealthy gambling behaviour and describe risk and protective factors associated with these behaviours amongst a nationally representative  ...  Funding The Youth'12 survey was funded by the New Zealand Ministries of Youth Development, Social Development, Health, Education, Justice, the Department of Labour, Families Commission, and the Alcohol  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11469-015-9562-1 pmid:26798329 pmcid:PMC4710644 fatcat:vzsem4fwdvartb3eyhb3oyczvm

The eroticism of Internet cruising as a self-contained behaviour: a multivariate analysis of men seeking men demographics and getting off online

Brandon Andrew Robinson, David A. Moskowitz
2013 Culture, Health and Sexuality  
The ubiquity of the Internet has engendered novel discourses around sexuality, creating a space for new sexual identities to be developed online (Brown, Maycock, and Burns 2005; Fernandez-Davila and Lorca  ...  Most studies on men seeking men and who use the Internet for sexual purposes have focused on the epidemiological outcomes of Internet cruising.  ...  The solicitation was sent to men posting in all cities in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the USA.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13691058.2013.774050 pmid:23565985 pmcid:PMC3715033 fatcat:t5tscsngjbcnvpjnie7i4dthna

"Sometimes the internet reads the question wrong": Children's search strategies & difficulties

Nicholas Vanderschantz, Annika Hinze, Sally Jo Cunningham
2014 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
We interviewed New Zealand (NZ) school children to seek insights into how they are conducting information searches during their education.  ...  What can their information seeking strategies tell us about the development of search interfaces for children's digital libraries, search engines and information repositories?  ...  The breadth of information search tools and interactive communication technologies (ICT) available in the New Zealand classroom includes a variety of digital books on CD-ROMs, eBooks, and Internet resources  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.2014.14505101053 fatcat:ibfqmbshbfg4rhzcrisaqfu5la

Nutri-eSCREEN®: descriptive analysis of a self-management site for older adults (50+ years)

Heather H. Keller
2016 BMC Nutrition  
The purpose of this paper is to describe an internet-based self-management site for older adults focused on nutrition behaviours and present descriptive results of users between 2012 and 2015.  ...  The internet has made possible the opportunity for the spread of credible nutrition education that can promote awareness and improve knowledge.  ...  The advisory group and older adults who participated in development and testing of the platform were instrumental in the success of the site and its final design.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40795-015-0041-7 fatcat:kscdlgcc5zbixic7eusxnvmgie

Voting in Māori Governance Entities

Maria Bargh, Victoria University of Wellington, Arama Rata, University of Waikato
2020 International Indigenous Policy Journal  
We then provide a detailed descriptive analysis of voting data from one particular entity: Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa, with whom we worked to understand how their elections inform their aspirations for continuing  ...  We first explore some of the demographic contexts within which Māori governance entities operate with a specific focus on population, residence, and age.  ...  A 2019 online voting trial in New Zealand was halted, with Local Government New Zealand citing "rising costs" as the central reason (Radio New Zealand, 2018) .  ... 
doi:10.18584/iipj.2020.11.3.8262 fatcat:tan66ovusrbuhjk5h7m5a77nni

Sources: Finding the Answers to Legal Questions: A How-To-Do-It Manual

Chris G. Hudson
2011 Reference and user services quarterly  
But other words, to what degree have older information sources been supplanted and has the Internet engendered new information-seeking behavior?  ...  public, such as Nolo' s Legal Research This book is based on "The Information Behaviour of the Researcher of the Future," a research project funded by the British Library and the Joint Information Systems  ... 
doi:10.5860/rusq.51n1.84.2 fatcat:wqyc5sr2evcytel2xb7q4ps4ii

Using the Internet in New Zealand elections and support for e-voting

Charles Crothers
2015 Political science  
The use of the Internet for voting and other related purposes is a key area of discussion worldwide, although only touched on in a few New Zealand publications.  ...  As well as a considerable battery of questions relating to e-voting in the last two rounds, the New Zealand Election Study has had a measure of Internet access embedded within a question of Internet use  ...  Acknowledgements Thanks to Jack Vowles and other members of the team for putting the NZES 2014 together, and to Leon Iusitini and two journal reviewers for comments on this article.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0032318715610165 fatcat:fd6wa63mlvhindlufjjmawrwxq

A web-based intervention for abused women: the New Zealand isafe randomised controlled trial protocol

Jane Koziol-McLain, Alain C Vandal, Shyamala Nada-Raja, Denise Wilson, Nancy E Glass, Karen B Eden, Christine McLean, Terry Dobbs, James Case
2015 BMC Public Health  
The trial is an international collaborative concurrent replication of a USA trial (IRIS study NCT01312103), regionalised for the Aotearoa New Zealand culture and offers fully automated online trial recruitment  ...  The trial will also provide information about how women in abusive relationships safely access safety information and resources through the Internet.  ...  We are grateful to Rangi Davis of Mana Wahine Taumatatanga Trust, for her ongoing guardianship of the isafe study regarding Ao Māori.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-015-1395-0 pmid:25637195 pmcid:PMC4314812 fatcat:al4jvn23arazveeeqxwttdrwr4

Ripples Down Under: New Zealand Youngsters' Attitudes And Conduct After Snowden

G. Gunasekara, A. A. Adams, K. Murata
2017 Zenodo  
and in their changed online behaviour thereby demonstrating a chilling effect.  ...  Social implications – The results of this study based on a questionnaire survey indicates that state surveillance and other threats to privacy are issues of concern to younger New Zealanders and that better  ...  The chilling result of the Snowden revelations also needs to be studied and some other findings on this aspect have recently added to the conclusions of this study (Penney, 2016) .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.813913 fatcat:dymr4s3n7bcjbbsdxokpmmepse

The Factors that Influence Adoption of ICTs by Recent Refugee Immigrants to New Zealand

Eltahir F. Kabbar, Barbara J. Crump
2006 Informing Science  
The New Zealand government recognises the potential for some sections of society to be alienated from the new digital environment and has made a commitment to creating an inclusive society where all individuals  ...  There is concern, especially amongst developed nations that advances in, and the rapid growth of, ICTs has the possibility of creating a new form of inequality among individuals.  ...  Immigrants arriving in New Zealand find a multicultural society, with nearly 20 percent of the population originating from more than 140 countries (Statistics New Zealand, 2002) .  ... 
doi:10.28945/475 fatcat:cqttu7ywandepfdj7e3tdkorke

The Understanding and Experiences of Living with Dementia in Chinese New Zealanders

Gary Cheung, April Yuehan Su, Karen Wu, Blake Yue, Susan Yates, Adrian Martinez Ruiz, Rita Krishnamurthi, Sarah Cullum
2022 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Little is known about the lived experience of dementia in the New Zealand Chinese community.  ...  This study aims to explore the understanding and experiences of living with dementia in Chinese New Zealanders.  ...  , Rebecca Zhang and Liping Li) who assisted with the qualitative interviews and/or transcribing.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph19031280 pmid:35162305 pmcid:PMC8835650 fatcat:ju6yxljn7jfvdddp4lu75luflq
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