Currie C, Zanotti C, Morgan A, Currie D, de Looze M, Roberts C, Samdal O, Smith ORF, Barnekow V, eds. 2012. Social determinants of health and well-being among young people. Copenhagen, Denmark: World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, 272 pp. (Health policy for children and adolescents, no. 6)
Annotation: This report focuses on the social context of young people's health and describes the health and well-being of young people growing up in different countries across Europe and North America through data collected from the 2009-2010 Health Behavior in School-Aged Children Survey (HBSC). Contents include key data on social context, health outcomes, health behaviors, risk behaviors, age, gender, and family influence. The methodology for the 2009-2010 HBSC and supplementary data tables are provided in the appendix. The charts and maps published in the report can also be downloaded separately from the website.
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Keywords: Data, Health behavior, Health status, International health, Risk taking, School age children, School health surveys, Social factors