New South Wales

Inclusion of mobile telephone numbers into an ongoing population health survey in New South Wales, Australia, using an overlapping dual-frame design: impact on the time series.

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Aug 16, 2014

BACKGROUND: Since 1997, the NSW Population Health Survey (NSWPHS) had selected the sample using random digit dialing of landline telephone numbers. When the survey began coverage of the population by landline phone frames was high (96%).

Household disaster preparedness and information sources: Rapid cluster survey after a storm in New South Wales, Australia.

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Jul 07, 2008

BACKGROUND: A storm-related disaster in New South Wales, Australia in June 2007 caused infrastructure damage, interrupted essential services, and presented major public health risks. We investigated household disaster preparedness and information sources used before and during the disaster.

A randomised controlled trial of a community-based healthy lifestyle program for overweight and obese adolescents: the Loozit study protocol.

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May 28, 2009

BACKGROUND: There is a need to develop sustainable and clinically effective weight management interventions that are suitable for delivery in community settings where the vast majority of overweight and obese adolescents should be treated.

Clients' preferred methods of obtaining sexually transmissable infection or HIV results from Sydney Sexual Health Centre.

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Feb 15, 2013

Given the documented benefits of using text messaging (short message service; SMS), the internet and email to deliver sexually transmissible infection (STI) test results, including high acceptability among clients, Sydney Sexual Health Centre (SSHC) aimed to identify which methods our clients pre

Feasibility of a computerized method to measure quality of "everyday" life in children with neuromuscular disorders.

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Feb 22, 2010

Measurement of quality of life is becoming increasingly important in health care. Self-reported quality of life is the preferred method of gathering this information, but children are often excluded from this process, their input being replaced by parent-proxy report.