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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION COLLABORATIVE CROSS-NATIONAL SURVEY

 

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Since 1982 HBSC has been a pioneer cross-national study gaining insight into young people's well-being, health behaviours and their social context. This research collaboration with the WHO Regional Office for Europe is conducted every four years in 50 countries and regions across Europe and North America. With children and young people accounting for 42% of our world's population, HBSC uses its findings to inform policy and practice to improve the lives of millions of young people. [more]



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Journal update - June 2021

The public list of HBSC journal articles received an update at the end of June.

Paper using international data include:

  • Aubert, S., Brazo-Sayavera, J., González, S. A., Janssen, I., Manyanga, T., Oyeyemi, A. L., ... & Tremblay, M. S. (2021). Global prevalence of physical activity for children and adolescents; inconsistencies, research gaps, and recommendations: a narrative review. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 18(1), 1-11. DOI: 10.1186/s12966-021-01155-2

  • Chatelan, A., Rouche, M., Dzielska, A., Lebacq, T., Fismen, A. S., Kelly, C., ... & Castetbon, K. (2021). Time trends in consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and related socioeconomic differences among adolescents in Eastern Europe: signs of a nutrition transition?. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. DOI: 10.1093/ajcn/nqab175

Papers using national data include:

  • [Portugal] Botelho Guedes, F., Cerqueira, A., Gaspar, S., Gaspar, T., Calado, P., & Gaspar de Matos, M. Foreign adolescents living in Portugal: Quality of life and school experiences. Journal of Community Psychology. DOI: 10.1002/jcop.22625

  • [Netherlands] Cosma, A., Stevens, G. W., Vollebergh, W. A., & De Looze, M. (2021). Time trends in schoolwork pressure among Dutch adolescents, 2001–2017: Gender and educational differences. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10.1177/14034948211018388

  • [USA] Hong, J. S., Kim, D. H., Hunter, S. C., Cleeland, L. R., Lee, C. A., Lee, J. J., & Kim, J. (2021). Racial/Ethnic Bullying Subtypes and Alcohol, Tobacco, and Marijuana Use Among US Adolescents. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 1-11. DOI: 10.1007/s40615-021-01081-w

  • [Czechia] Janeckova, K., Hamrik, Z., Matusova, M., & Badura, P. (2021). “I am going out!”–lifestyle sports and physical activity in adolescents. BMC public health, 21(1), 1-10. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-021-11066-3

  • [Finland] Lahti, H., Lyyra, N., Hietajärvi, L., Villberg, J., & Paakkari, L. (2021). Profiles of Internet Use and Health in Adolescence: A Person-Oriented Approach. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(13), 6972. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph18136972

  • [Slovakia] Veselska, Z. D., Husarova, D., & Kosticova, M. (2021). Energy Drinks Consumption Associated with Emotional and Behavioural Problems via Lack of Sleep and Skipped Breakfast among Adolescents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(11), 6055. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph18116055

For more information and the latest record of published articles, view the public listing in full.

 

 


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