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Aims: Population-based gambling surveys provide important information about gambling frequency, problems, attitude and opinions of the general population. This information can be used by social and health care professionals, service providers and policy makers. However, low response rates may cause ...

Author(s)
Kontto, J.; Tolonen, H.; Salonen, A. H.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 2020, 48, 1, pp 80-87
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Aims: Norwegian adolescents currently drink and smoke less on average than previous cohorts. Based on cross-sectional survey data, the individual and familial characteristics of 15-year-old non-users and users of alcohol and tobacco were compared to identify correlates to abstinence. Methods: The...

Author(s)
Lund, I.; Scheffels, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 2019, 47, 4, pp 439-445
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It is of vital importance that nature-based tourist destinations maintain their natural resources in a sustainable way. Nature and wilderness are the main attractions for tourism in Iceland. The Central Highlands are uninhabited with little visible evidence of human influence except for some huts,...

Author(s)
Sæpórsdóttir, A. D.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 7, pp 2315
Abstract

Hunters in the Western world today do not need to hunt to obtain food and other animal products. So why do they hunt? This paper examines the motives of hunters, the motives ascribed to hunters by members of the general public, and the role motives play for the moral acceptability of hunting among...

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Gamborg, C.; Jensen, F. S.; Sandøe, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Society & Natural Resources, 2018, 31, 4, pp 489-502
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As a response to the threat of climate change, many nations are increasing their use of renewable energy, including wind energy. Large wind farms often conflict with other land uses, particularly tourism, which is a growing industry worldwide. In Iceland, tourism has recently become the largest...

Author(s)
Sæþórsdóttir, A. D.; Ólafsdóttir, R.; Smith, D.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 2018, 37, 9, pp 886-901
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Aims: There is a lack of studies examining the association between waterpipe smoking and mental well-being among adolescents. This study sought to determine whether waterpipe smoking is associated with mental well-being and other risk and health behaviours in adolescents. Methods: A questionnaire...

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Ramji, R.; Arnetz, B. B.; Nilsson, M.; Wiklund, Y.; Jamil, H.; Maziak, W.; Arnetz, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 2018, 46, 8, pp 867-876
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Background: While the worldwide endemicity of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) has been increasing, a lack of awareness of the risks of this life-threatening disease may be leading to an underutilization of preventive measures among travellers to TBE-endemic regions. This study's objectives were to...

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Marano, C.; Moodley, M.; Melander, E.; Moerlooze, L. de; Nothdurft, H. D.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2019, 26, Suppl. 1, pp S10-S16
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Background: Extensive global experience shows that rabies pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) through vaccination is effective and well tolerated, yet many travellers opt not to be vaccinated when travelling to rabies-endemic countries. Previous research has identified several factors influencing the...

Author(s)
Marano, C.; Moodley, M.; Melander, E.; Moerlooze, L. de; Nothdurft, H. D.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2019, 26, Suppl. 1, pp S3-S9
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Aims: The aim of this work was to study the diversity of tobacco use among Norwegian adolescent tobacco users and to investigate how different user groups compared with each other in terms of lifestyle and risk correlates. Swedish moist snuff (snus) use has increased dramatically in Norway over the ...

Author(s)
Lund, I.; Scheffels, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 2016, 44, 7, pp 646-653
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The aim of the present study was to investigate how hotel guests sleep and the factors that typically disturb sleep when staying in hotels. A total of 2504 respondents for the survey were recruited through a link in a national online newspaper. They were asked to provide information about...

Author(s)
Pallesen, S.; Larsen, S.; Bjorvatn, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 16, 3, pp 243-253

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