April 4, 2022

Focal Point Ireland: national report for 2020 (Health Research Board)

The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction coordinates the work of 30 National Focal Points that act as monitoring centres gathering and analysing drug-related […]
April 4, 2022

State of the Nation’s Children: key findings 2021 (Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth

The State of the Nation’s Children (SONC) report provides a comprehensive picture of our children’s lives. In 2018, 69.4% of children aged 10-17 reported never having […]
April 4, 2022

Evaluating the impact of Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) of alcohol in Scotland on cross-border purchasing 2022 (Public Health Scotland)

The introduction of minimum unit pricing (MUP) in Scotland in 2018 set a price floor for all alcohol sales made through licensed premises in Scotland, with […]
February 9, 2022

Healthy Ireland Survey 2021 (Healthy Ireland; Department of Health)

Almost 7,500 people (15+ yrs) took part in the Healthy Ireland Survey between October 2020 and March 2021 via telephone interview. 66% of respondents reported consuming […]
February 9, 2022

Health Survey (NI): First Results 2020/21 (Department of Health

The NI Health Survey 2021/21 was conducted from June 2020 to March 2021 via telephone interview. The findings from 1408 participants showed that drinking prevalence has […]
February 8, 2022

Northern Ireland Take Home Food and Drink Purchases 2016, 2019 and 2020 (2021, Food Standards Agency)

This Kantar report commissioned by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) explores Northern Ireland take home food and drink purchases in 2016, 2019 and 2020. The monitoring […]
February 8, 2022

Growing Up in Ireland: The Lives of 20-Year-Olds 2021 (Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth)

In 2021, the Growing Up in Ireland Longitudinal Study published a report of the 1998 cohort, which includes data on alcohol consumption. 96% of participants had […]
February 8, 2022

NISRA Coronavirus (Covid-19) Opinion Survey Key Findings From July-September 2021 (NISRA)

This report provides a summary of the latest key findings from the NISRA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Opinion survey. The report focuses mainly on the attitudes, behaviours and […]
November 24, 2021

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: health needs assessment 2021 (

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) refers to the range of neurodevelopmental problems caused by pre-natal exposure to alcohol. The effects are diverse and impact on the […]
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