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Benin Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2016

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
2016 Benin Enquete Mondiale Realisee en Milieu Scolaire Sur La Sante Des Eleves
Geography 
Benin (BEN)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2016 - 12/2016
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
Summary 

The Global School-Based Health Survey (GSHS) 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 violence and unintentional injury. It is often used to help countries develop priorities, establish programs and advocate for resources for school health programs, policies and youth health.

In Benin, a total of 2,536 questionnaires were completed. The school response rate was 100%, the student response rate was 78%, and the overall response rate was 78%.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO). Benin Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2016.