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Argentina Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2007

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Mundial de Salud Escolar
Geography 
Argentina (ARG)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
11/2007 - 12/2007
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Global School-Based Health Survey was designed to provide accurate data on health behaviors and protective factors among students, including dietary behaviors, hygiene, physical activity, drug and alcohol use, and sexual behaviors. It is often used to help countries develop priorities, establish programs and advocate for resources for school health programs, policies and youth health.

In Argentina, 1,980 questionnaires were distributed to 47 schools. The school response rate was 94%, the student response rate was 82%, and the total response rate was 77%.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ministry of Education (Argentina), Ministry of Health (Argentina), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Public Opinion, Services, and Markets (OPSM), World Health Organization (WHO). Argentina Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2007.