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1989-95 Cohort FitBit Winners!

The winners of The 1989-95 Cohort Survey 4 FitBit prizes have been chosen. They are: ALISHA (400-81501-3), ANTONIA (400-68674-1), CAITLIN (400-99624-3), CASSANDRA (400-81299-2), CHELSEA (400-05197-4), CHLOE (400-36363-4), CHRISTINA (400-92206-0), DANIELLE (400-97280-1), ELISABETH (400-88809-2), EUGENIE (400-65193-8), EVANGELINE (400-34689-2), GABRIELLE (400-85887-3), GEORGIA (400-98727-0), GRACE (400-07427-5), HANNAH (400-92810-1), HANNAH (400-31903-5), HANNAH (400-18845-4), HAYLEY (400-78406-6), HEATHER (400-98744-6), JAYDE (400-71183-5), JESSICA (400-15472-0), JESSICA (400-82785-4), KARA (400-90483-4), KRISTEN (400-87098-2), LAURA (400-98568-2), LAURA (400-16455-5), LAURA (400-97464-1), LAUREN (400-09782-9), LAUREN (400-84614-5), LINDSAY (400-12711-5), MARISSA (400-80037-7), MEGAN (400-13497-0), MELISSA (400-54268-4), MONICA (400-30415-9), NAOMI (400-12344-6), NELLIE (400-08096-3), OLIVIA (400-93135-0), ROSE (400-91163-7), STEPHANIE (400-78831-7), XATYSE (400-55556-6) - Congratulations all!!

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ALSWH at the UN

Professor Gita Mishra has presented ALSWH data on intimate partner violence at UN Headquarters in New York.

Our study director attended the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women.

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Breast feeding study

Research using ALSWH data has shown a woman's educatiton level and the number of children she has affects her likelihood of breast feeding.

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Stroke survival

New research based on ALSWH data has challenged assumptions on how long women will live after stroke, even with significant physical impairment.

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Frailty and income stress

Income stress in later life has been linked to frailty in Australian women, a complex condition which can lead to falls, institutionalization, disability and death.

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Binge drinking risk

Sixteen per cent of young Australian women have been classified as “extremely frequent” binge drinkers and may be increasing their risk of depression according to research based on ALSWH data. Read more here

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Predicting postnatal depression

New research based on ALSWH data has found that women with a history of mental health problems are overwhelmingly more likely to suffer postnatal depression (PND) than other women. Read more here

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1973-78 cohort survey update

The seventh survey of the 1973-78 cohort is underway.

Women in this cohort, who are now aged 37 to 42, have been surveyed every three years since 1996.

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