Navigation Links
Indian Students in New Zealand Feel Insecure

Indian students in New Zealand report low levels of perceived security at school, with some remaining absent as a result, according to a new survey//.

The Youth 2000 national survey, conducted by the Auckland Regional Public Health Service and Auckland University, asked 922 Asian students about their mental and physical health, besides experiences at home and school.

Chinese and Indian students made up the majority of students who call themselves Asians. The survey, however, did not include students who spoke limited English and fee-paying non-New Zealand students. Indians comprise a little over one percent of New Zealand's population of around four million.

The survey said though Indian students perceive low levels of security, they report less bullying than New Zealand European students. At the same time, the survey also found that Indian students in New Zealand suffer worse experiences of bullying than New Zealand Europeans.

Most Indian students plan to stay at school until year 13.

The report said that mental health was a matter of particular concern for Indian students. They report higher levels of depression than New Zealand European students and many students report suicidal thoughts and attempts. It is worse in the case of female Indian students.

Many Indian female students report missing breakfast and being unhappy with their body weight.

What was of particular concern was that Indian students, especially females, report low levels of physical activity. This is a particular concern since Indians face higher risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes as adults in New Zealand.

According to the report's lead author, Kumanan Rasanathan, young Asian New Zealanders were healthy, but there were some areas of concern, such as mental health and bullying. Poor access to healthcare, particularly among young Chinese, was also worrying.

A report in the New Zealand
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Indian Prime Minister has successful Knee Replacement Surgery
2. Development of AIDS vaccine -- Chiron Corp in talks with four Indian cos
3. Indian Doctor granted US patent on organ regeneration
4. Heart attack kills one in every 10 Indians
5. Indian Cherry: Richest Source of Vitiamin C
6. Indian Nationals with Foreign Medical Degrees can now practice in India
7. An Indian Bride with signs of SARS
8. Are Indians aware of SARS ?
9. Indians Stay Away from Coke, Pepsi After Toxin Scare
10. Indian pharma industry upbeat on WTO drug deal
11. Indian Treatment for Iraqi Babies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Indian Students New Zealand Feel Insecure

(Date:7/6/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Dr. Lawrence Green is now offering the newly FDA-approved Kybella ... a non-surgical method to dissolve fat cells and is the first of its kind ... the chin, commonly known as a double chin. Dr. Green participated in clinical trials ...
(Date:7/6/2015)... ... July 06, 2015 , ... Diabetes affects many of us and the ... Americans have diabetes, the majority of which are Type 2. However, eight million do ... one in three, have prediabetes (abnormally high blood sugar levels). Without reductions in blood ...
(Date:7/5/2015)... ... July 06, 2015 , ... ... market, is excited to announce the next generation of PrimeStar Individual Dental Insurance. ... to now include two network options—Maximum Allowable Charge (MAC) and usual, customary and ...
(Date:7/5/2015)... ... 05, 2015 , ... World Patent Marketing, a vertically integrated ... invention that effectively removes weeds without harming man and nature. , "The Landscaping ... Creative Director of World Patent Marketing. "It is projected to grow at an ...
(Date:7/4/2015)... ... ... a real millionaire online can be more difficult. Millionairematchapp.com is a leading ... worries from meeting partners. Recently, the site announced they're publishing of a list ... responded with excitement. , “There's quite a few millionaire dating apps online, but ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Rockville, MD Practice Now Offering New FDA-Approved Non-Surgical Double Chin Treatment 2Health News:115 Million in the U.S. could beat diabetes with the help of a new app 2Health News:Security Life Insurance Company of America Launches the Next Generation of PrimeStar Individual Dental Insurance Plans 2Health News:8 Landscaping Tips That Can Save You Money Thanks To World Patent Marketing's Innovative Landscaping Invention 2Health News:8 Landscaping Tips That Can Save You Money Thanks To World Patent Marketing's Innovative Landscaping Invention 3Health News:8 Landscaping Tips That Can Save You Money Thanks To World Patent Marketing's Innovative Landscaping Invention 4Health News:8 Landscaping Tips That Can Save You Money Thanks To World Patent Marketing's Innovative Landscaping Invention 5Health News:MillionaireMatchapp.com Publishes the Best Millionaire Dating App and Official Dating Site Reviews 2015 2
... The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of,Minnesota ... its 13-member board,of directors. The board directs ... improving health in Minnesota and includes five,community ... "Frank brings great experience and passion in ...
... Jan. 30 Stryker Corporation,(NYSE: SYK ) announced today that ... February 6, 2008 - 2:20 p.m. Eastern Time ... Medical Device Conference ... the Company,s presentation will be available,on Stryker,s website at http://www.stryker.com ...
... published today in FASEB (the journal of the Federation ... Columbia University, including Jeremy Mao of the Columbia College ... porous structures as a drug-delivery vehicle that can help ... titanium. , Instead of being acted upon by the ...
... potentially life-threatening disease that affects red blood cells, cells ... part of the SardiNIA Study of Aging, supported by ... the National Institutes of Health, scientists have found a ... why some people with beta-thalassemia seem to be protected ...
... Rush University Medical Center in Chicago published this week in ... control the opening and closing of ion channels. This new ... health and disease provides a vital piece of the molecular ... molecular biology at Rush has produced a new explanation for ...
... boxes filled with 7,000 unique seed samples from more ... Global Seed Vault, a facility being built on a ... of last resort for humanitys agricultural heritage. , The ... a service to the global community, and a Rome-based ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Fernandez Appointed to Blue Cross Foundation Board 2Health News:Stryker to Present at Investor Conference 2Health News:Porous structures help boost integration of host tissue with implants, study finds 2Health News:Gene variant linked to moderated symptoms of beta-thalassemia 2Health News:Revolution in understanding of ion channel regulation 2Health News:African seed collection first to arrive in Norway on route to Arctic seed vault 2Health News:African seed collection first to arrive in Norway on route to Arctic seed vault 3
(Date:7/6/2015)... 6, 2015 Mauna Kea ... multidisciplinary confocal laser endomicroscopy platform, announced today it ... Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) ... the AQ-Flex 19 miniprobe.   Used ... miniprobe is comprised of a fiber-optic microscope that ...
(Date:7/6/2015)... 6, 2015   BioClinica®, Inc ., a ... announced that it has acquired a leading global ... Inc. (Medici).  The acquisition includes affiliates MediciGlobal ... also provides a lost-to-follow-up patient locate service ( ... with Medici, BioClinica will offer pharmaceutical ...
(Date:7/6/2015)... DUBLIN, Ohio , July 6, 2015 ... of The Harvard Drug Group (THDG). A distributor of generic ... and alternate care customers, THDG was owned by Court ... all-cash transaction using existing cash and new debt.  ... , The Harvard Drug Group had revenues of approximately ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Mauna Kea Technologies Receives Regulatory Approval for the AQ-Flex 19 Miniprobe in Japan 2Mauna Kea Technologies Receives Regulatory Approval for the AQ-Flex 19 Miniprobe in Japan 3BioClinica Acquires MediciGroup 2BioClinica Acquires MediciGroup 3Cardinal Health Completes Acquisition Of The Harvard Drug Group For $1.115 Billion 2Cardinal Health Completes Acquisition Of The Harvard Drug Group For $1.115 Billion 3
... May 10th, 2007 - Antisense,Pharma, a German biopharmaceutical ... announced, that data from the,Phase IIb-study with AP ... 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of,Clinical ... Illinois,U.S.A, from June 1st - 5th. , In ...
... NICE Appraisal Committee concludes that alteplase is clinically,and ... 2007 – A new clinical appraisal,published by the ... the UK has recommended the use of alteplase,for ... based on,its clinical and cost effectiveness compared with ...
Cached Medicine Technology:2007 ASCO Annual Meeting: Clinical Results on Phase IIb-study with,AP 12009 in Anaplastic Astrocytoma selected for Poster Discussion 22007 ASCO Annual Meeting: Clinical Results on Phase IIb-study with,AP 12009 in Anaplastic Astrocytoma selected for Poster Discussion 3Actilyse (alteplase) Recommended by National Institute for Health,and Clinical Excellence for Treatment of Acute Ischaemic Stroke 2Actilyse (alteplase) Recommended by National Institute for Health,and Clinical Excellence for Treatment of Acute Ischaemic Stroke 3Actilyse (alteplase) Recommended by National Institute for Health,and Clinical Excellence for Treatment of Acute Ischaemic Stroke 4Actilyse (alteplase) Recommended by National Institute for Health,and Clinical Excellence for Treatment of Acute Ischaemic Stroke 5
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: