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Adverse Childhood Experiences and their impact on health-harming behaviours in the Welsh adult population

Bellis, MA and Ashton, K and Hughes, K and Ford, KJ and Bishop, J and Paranjothy, S (2016) Adverse Childhood Experiences and their impact on health-harming behaviours in the Welsh adult population. Public Health Wales NHS Trust.

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Abstract

This report is one in a series of reports examining the prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in the Welsh adult population and their impact on health and well-being across the life course. Substantial proportions of the Welsh population reported suffering abuse, neglect and other ACEs during their childhood with 47% reporting having experienced at least one ACE and 14% experiencing four or more ACEs. This report focuses on: alcohol use, drug use, violence, sexual behaviour, incarceration, smoking and poor diet.

Item Type: Other
Additional Information: Published under Open Government Licence http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Public Health Institute
Publisher: Public Health Wales NHS Trust
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2016 12:07
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2016 12:07
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/2648

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