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HEALTH BEHAVIOUR IN SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION COLLABORATIVE CROSS-NATIONAL SURVEY

 

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For over 30 years 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 48 countries and regions across Europe and North America. With adolescents making about one sixth of the 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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HBSC journal article update - January 2018

The public listing of HBSC journal articles has received a major update, taking the total number of peer reviewed publications to over 685. Recent additions include:

  • Due, P., Damsgaard, MT., Madsen, KR., Nielsen, L., Rayce, SB., & Holstein, BE. (2018). Increasing prevalence of emotional symptoms in higher socioeconomic strata: Trend study among Danish schoolchildren 1991–2014. Scandinavian journal of public health. DOI: 10.1177/1403494817752520

  • Fernandez de Grado, G., Ehlinger, V., Godeau, E., Sentenac, M., Arnaud, C., Nabet, C., & Monsarrat, P. (2018). Socioeconomic and behavioral determinants of tooth brushing frequency: results from the representative French 2010 HBSC cross-sectional study. Journal of Public Health Dentistry. DOI: 10.1111/jphd.12265

  • Holstein, BE., Andersen, A., Denbæk, AM., Johansen, A., Michelsen, SI., & Due, P. (2018). Persistent socio-economic inequality in frequent headache among Danish adolescents from 1991 to 2014. European Journal of Pain. DOI: 10.1002/ejp.1179

  • Jackson, DB., & Vaughn, MG. (2018). Diet quality and physical fighting among youth: a cross-national study. Journal of interpersonal violence. DOI: 10.1177/0886260518754874

  • Paakkari, O., Torppa, M., Villberg, J., Kannas, L., & Paakkari, L. (2018). Subjective health literacy among school-aged children. Health Education, 118(2), 182-195. DOI: 10.1108/HE-02-2017-0014

  • Winter, VR., Combs, KM., & Ward, M. (2018). An investigation of the association between foster care, body image, and BMI: A propensity score analysis. Children and Youth Services Review, 84, 82-85. DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.11.021

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

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For almost 30 years 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 43 countries and regions across Europe and North America. With adolescents making about one sixth of the world's population, HBSC uses its findings to inform policy and practice to improve the lives of millions of young people.
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