Youth Gambling: The health and wellbeing of New Zealand secondary school students in 2012

Published online: 
16 June 2014

Research organisation: University of Auckland
Primary contact: Shireen Nanayakkara-McDonald

Summary of project/aims

This survey is part of series of larger surveys that aim to provide information on the health and wellbeing of young people attending New Zealand secondary schools. The current survey was conducted in 2012 and involved questions about gambling along with for example, ethnicity and culture, physical health, food and activities, substance use, sexual health, injuries and violence, home and family health.

The questions about gambling seek to provide information on frequency and intensity of participation in gambling by youth, views and attitudes towards gambling, and impacts of gambling on self, peers, and family. Other aims include identifying which groups of students are at higher risk of harmful gambling behaviour/practices, protective factors, and changes over time in gambling behaviour by comparing youth 2007 and 2012 survey data.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    16 June 2014
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
  • Copyright status:

    Third-party content. Please check the document or email the Web Manager to find out how to obtain permission to re-use content.

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