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HEALTH BEHAVIOUR IN SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN

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 - May 2021

The public list of HBSC journal articles has received an update.

Paper using international data include:

  • Bi, S., Stevens, G. W., Maes, M., Boer, M., Delaruelle, K., Eriksson, C., ... & Finkenauer, C. (2021). Perceived Social Support from Different Sources and Adolescent Life Satisfaction Across 42 Countries/Regions: The Moderating Role of National-Level Generalized Trust. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 1-26. DOI: 10.1007/s10964-021-01441-z

  • Deryol, R., Wilcox, P., & Stone, S. (2021). Individual Risk, Country-Level Social Support, and Bullying and Cyberbullying Victimization Among Youths: A Cross-national Study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. DOI: 10.1177/08862605211015226

  • Marconcin, P., Matos, M. G., Ihle, A., Ferrari, G., Gouveia, É. R., López-Flores, M., ... & Marques, A. (2021). Trends of healthy lifestyles among adolescents: An analysis of more than half a million participants from 32 countries between 2006 and 2014. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 9, 388. DOI: 10.3389/fped.2021.645074

Papers using national data include:

  • [Wales] Anthony, R., Moore, G., Page, N., Hewitt, G., Murphy, S., & Melendez-Torres, G. J. (2021). Measurement invariance of the short Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale and latent mean differences (SWEMWBS) in young people by current care status. Quality of Life Research, 1-9. DOI: 10.1007/s11136-021-02896-0

  • [Slovakia] Ochaba, R., Baška, T., & Bašková, M. (2021). Alcohol Use and Its Affordability in Adolescents in Slovakia between 2010 and 2018: Girls Are Less Adherent to Policy Measures. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(10), 5047. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph18105047

  • [Sweden] Wahlström, J., Låftman, S. B., Modin, B., & Löfstedt, P. (2021). Psychosocial Working Conditions in School and Life Satisfaction among Adolescents in Sweden: A Cross-Sectional Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(10), 5337. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph18105337

  • [Sweden] Wahlström, J., Modin, B., Svensson, J., Löfstedt, P., & Brolin Låftman, S. (2021). Sense of Unity and Self-Reported Health Among 15-year-Olds: Findings From the Swedish 2017/18 Health Behavior in School-Aged Children Study. International Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10.3389/ijph.2021.621964

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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