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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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Journal article update - November 2018

The public listing of HBSC journal articles has received a major update, taking the total number of peer reviewed publications to over 811. Recent additions include:

  • Bucksch, J., Kopcakova, J., Inchley, J., Troped, P. J., Sudeck, G., Sigmundova, D., ... & Hamrik, Z. Associations between perceived social and physical environmental variables and physical activity and screen time among adolescents in four European countries. International Journal of Public Health, 1-12. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-018-1172-9

  • Chung, S. J., Ersig, A. L., & McCarthy, A. M. (2018). Parent, school, and peer factors related to US adolescents’ diet and exercise. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, e12227. DOI: 10.1111/jspn.12227

  • Dankulincova Veselska, Z., Jirasek, I., Veselsky, P., Jiraskova, M., Plevova, I., Tavel, P., & Madarasova Geckova, A. (2018). Spirituality but not Religiosity Is Associated with Better Health and Higher Life Satisfaction among Adolescents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(12), 2781. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph15122781

  • Fumarco, L., & Baert, S. (2018). Relative Age Effect on European Adolescents’ Social Network (No. 277). GLO Discussion PaperExternal link

  • Fumarco, L., & Baert, S. (2018). Younger and Dissatisfied? Relative Age and Life-satisfaction in Adolescence (No. 278). GLO Discussion PaperExternal link

  • Gariépy, G., Doré, I., Whitehead, R. D., & Elgar, F. J. (2018). More than just sleeping in: a late timing of sleep is associated with health problems and unhealthy behaviours in adolescents. Sleep Medicine. DOI: 10.1016/j.sleep.2018.10.029

  • Ghekiere, A., Van Cauwenberg, J., Vandendriessche, A., Inchley, J., Gaspar de Matos, M., Borraccino, A., Gobina, I., Tynjala, J., Deforche, B., & De Claercq, B. (2018). Trends in sleeping difficulties among European adolescents: Are these associated with physical inactivity and excessive screen time? International Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-018-1188-1

  • Högberg, B., Strandh, M., Petersen, S., & Johansson, K. (2018). Education system stratification and health complaints among school-aged children. Social Science & Medicine. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.11.007

  • Holubcíková, J., Kudlácek, M., Širucek, J., & Madarasová, G. A. (2018). Test-retest reliability of selected HBSC items measuring problem behaviour among Slovak and Czech adolescents. Central European journal of public health, 26(3), 204. DOI: 10.21101/cejph.a4662

  • Janssen, I., Berg, R. L., Marlenga, B., & Pickett, W. Sleep in Farm Adolescents. The Journal of Rural Health. DOI: 10.1111/jrh.12341

  • Lebacq, T., Dujeu, M., Méroc, E., Moreau, N., Pedroni, C., Godin, I., & Castetbon, K. (2018). Perceived social support from teachers and classmates does not moderate the inverse association between body mass index and health-related quality of life in adolescents. Quality of Life Research, 1-11. DOI: 10.1007/s11136-018-2079-x

  • Marques, A., de Matos, M. G., do Céu Machado, M., Naia, A., & Mota, J. The Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in Adolescents from 1988 to 2014: Results from the HBSC Portuguese Survey. Portuguese Journal of Public Health, 36(2), 1-7. DOI: 10.1159/000493987

  • Martin, G., Inchley, J., Marshall, A., Shortt, N., & Currie, C. (2018). The neighbourhood social environment and alcohol use among urban and rural Scottish adolescents. International journal of public health, 1-11. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-018-1181-8

  • Moreau, N., Költo, A., Young, H., Maillochon, F., & Godeau, E. (2018). Negative feelings about the timing of first sexual intercourse: findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study. International journal of public health, 1-9. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-018-1170-y

  • Pförtner, T. K., De Clercq, B., Lenzi, M., Vieno, A., Rathmann, K., Moor, I., ... & Richter, M. (2015). Does the association between different dimension of social capital and adolescent smoking vary by socioeconomic status? a pooled cross-national analysis. International journal of public health, 60(8), 901-910. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-015-0734-3

 

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