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Bolivia Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2012

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General Info
Geography 
Bolivia (BOL)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
08/2012 - 11/2012
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • 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, tobacco and drug 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.

For the 2012 Bolivian survey, a two-stage cluster sample design was used to create a representative sample of students in the second, third, and fourth years of secondary school. The school response rate was 99% of 77 selected schools, and the student response rate was 89% with a total of 3,696 students participating. 

Citation
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ministry of Health (Bolivia), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), World Health Organization (WHO). Bolivia Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2012. Atlanta, United States: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).