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Just Published: WHO/HBSC International Report

WHO/HBSC International Report - Findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) 2009/2010 Survey

Findings from HBSC survey have been published in the latest WHO/HBSC International report: Social determinants of health and well-being among young people. The report presents data from 39 countries on over 60 health and social indicators.

HBSC’s flagship policy report contributes to our understanding of the social determinants of young people’s health, by highlighting inequalities by gender, age, socioeconomic conditions and geography. 

Access from the WHO Regional Office for Europe website: 

Key findings (available in English, French, German, and Russian)

Factsheet series

Press release

Young people's perspective on their health

Interview with HBSC International Coordinator, Professor Candace Currie.

Also watch a clip from the International launch, Edinburgh, May 2 2012, including a video address from  WHO Europe Regional Director, Zsuzsanna Jakab. Photos are available from the HBSC flickr site. Presentations from the launch are available from HBSC_Study slide share.

Charts and maps used in the report can be accessed here.

See how others are responding to the report @hbscstudy on Twitter

see here for further details
contact: Ms Cara Zanotti

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