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HBSC Spain publishes new national data

The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children team in Spain have recently launched a series of national reports:

The HBSC team in Spain, led by Carmen Moreno and based at the University of Seville, have also published a series of factsheets presenting information from a set of key indicators at national and regional levels.

Main changes between 2002 and 2018

Positive developments:

  • Reduction in rates of daily sweet consumption, daily tobacco use, weekly alcohol use, cannabis use in the last 30 days, and being a victim of bullying.

  • Increase in the rates of daily vegetable consumption, toothbrushing, in physical activity levels and contraceptive pill use.

Negative developments:

  • Decrease in the use of condoms and other safe methods of preventing pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections.

  • Rise in young people's experiences of school pressure.

Areas without major change:

  • Rates of overweight and obesity, high-levels of satisfaction with family and friends, and high levels of satisfaction with life and emotional well-being.

For more information, including differences in sex and socio-economic status, visit HBSC Spain's website and the Ministry of Health of Spain.

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[02-12-2019 to 31-08-2020]

 


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