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Young Hearts Study

Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health (NICHE) Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in young people The Young Hearts (YH) Project is an ongoing study of biological and behavioural risk factors for cardiovascular disease in a representative sample ...

National Poisons Information Centre Database

National Poisons Information Centre (NPIC) Poisons Information The main function of the National Poisons Information Centre is to provide information to doctors and healthcare professionals, to assist them in the management of acute poisonings. The Nation ...

Office for National Statistics UK- Social Trends

Office for National Statistics (ONS) Statistics from a wide range of government departments and other organisations to show how society is changing Social Trends draws together social and economic data from a wide range of government departments and other ...

Towards Better Sexual Health: A Survey of Sexual Health and Lifestyles of Young People in Northern Ireland

ARK Northern Ireland; Family Planning Association; University of Ulster Sexual attitudes and lifestyles of young people “Towards Better Sexual Health” was a three-year mixed methods study of sexual attitudes and lifestyles of 14-25-year-old young people i ...

TOXBASE

National Poisons Information Service Clinical toxicology TOXBASE is the primary clinical toxicology database of the National Poisons Information Service.TOXBASE services are freely available to UK National Health Service hospital departments and general p ...

Travel Survey for Northern Ireland (TSNI)

Central Survey Unit, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) Forms of transportation The Department of Regional Development in Northern Ireland commissioned the Central Survey Unit of the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency to ...

Vaccination Coverage Statistics, Northern Ireland

Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre Vaccination coverage statistics Vaccination coverage statistics are prepared each quarter from the Child Health System in each of the Board areas. Vaccination coverage for the completed primary vaccination programm ...

Vehicle Licensing Survey

Central Statistics Office Ireland (CSO) The number and types of vehicles licensed for the first time in the Republic of Ireland This survey provides detailed monthly and annual information on the number and types of vehicles (both new and second-hand) lic ...

Visitor Attitudes Survey

Failte Ireland Ireland as a holiday destination The Visitor Attitudes Survey is a series of quantitative surveys carried out by Fáilte Ireland since the early 1980’s. The research approach adopted in earlier surveys was replicated in later surveys, but wi ...

Visitor Attractions Survey

Northern Ireland Tourist Board Tourism The Survey of Visits to Visitor Attractions (formerly known as the Visits to Tourist Attractions Survey) is conducted annually by the national tourist boards of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The purp ...

WISDOM

Health Service Executive (HSE) Mental Health Information System WISDOM is a web-based mental health information system which records patient information about people presenting for treatment in inpatient and community-based mental health services. The dev ...

Women’s Working Lives Survey, Northern Ireland

Kremer, J., Queen's University Belfast, Montgomery, P., Equal Opportunities Commission for Northern Ireland Identify the various factors which determine whether or not women participate in paid work and how the unpaid work which women carry out in th ...

Young People’s Social Attitudes

National Centre for Social Research Monitoring patterns of continuity and change, in young people's attitudes, in respect of a range of social issues over time. The Young People’s Social Attitudes (YPSA) survey is conducted by the National Centre for ...

Young Persons Behaviour and Attitudes Survey

Central Survey Unit, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) The behaviours and attitudes of young people in Northern Ireland The Young Persons Behaviour and Attitudes Survey (YPBAS) is a school-based survey conducted among 11-16 year-olds ...

Northern Ireland Health and Social Wellbeing Survey (NIHSWB)

Central Survey Unit, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency & Department of Health, Social Services and Public A range of health issues including cardiovascular disease, mental health and ill-health, physical activity, smoking and drinking. T ...

Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) International Database

Participating states Young people's acquisition of knowledge and skills The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an internationally standardised assessment that was jointly developed by participating economies and administered to ...

Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS)

Participating states Literacy The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) International Study Centre is based in the Lynch School of Education, Boston, USA. The Centre is d ...

Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF)

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety GP practice achievements The Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) is the annual reward and incentive programme detailing GP practice achievement results. QOF is a voluntary process for all surgeries ...

Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)

Participating states Education: mathematics and science The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) International Study Centre is based in the Lynch School of Education, Bo ...

General Elections in Northern Ireland (1918-2005)

Government of the United Kingdom General elections This is the results of elections to the United Kingdom Parliament in Northern Ireland from 1918 to 2005. The 2001 elections were postponed by a month due to the foot and mouth outbreak affecting large par ...