Researchers have revealed that fewer kids are ingesting, smoking, having intercourse or taking medication in Eire.
Nevertheless, the research additionally discovered that there’s a slight drop in life satisfaction and happiness — particularly amongst women.
There has additionally been a rise within the proportion of kids who’ve been bullied, the analysis added.
The general research goals enhance the understanding of younger folks”s well being and wellbeing, well being behaviours and their social context.
For the research, revealed on the web site of Eire authorities, the analysis workforce from College of Eire carried out a survey of 15,500 kids in 2018 from greater than 250 major and secondary faculties.
The research additionally revealed the rise within the variety of kids reporting by no means having had an alcoholic drink.
There’s additionally 5 per cent drop within the variety of kids making an attempt smoking, however 22 per cent of 12-17 12 months olds have tried e-cigarettes.
The researchers confirmed that consumption of sweets and sugar-sweetened drinks has gone down by 6 per cent.
Researchers additionally discovered discount in numbers of 15-17 12 months olds reporting to have had sexual activity, however there’s additionally lower in utilization of contraceptives.
Of those that reported having had sexual activity, 64 per cent mentioned they used a condom ultimately intercourse to 73 per cent in 2014.
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