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Canada Health Behavior in School-Aged Children Survey 2002

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Health Behaviour in School-aged Children: WHO Collaborative Cross-National Survey (HBSC) 2001/2002
Geography 
Canada (CAN)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
02/2002 - 06/2002
Series or system 
Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC)
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Health Behavior in School-Aged Children (HBSC) 2001-2002 surveys collected health and social information from 11-, 13-, and 15-year old students in 35 countries and regions across Europe. The self-completed questionnaire collected information on students' health status, health behaviors, physical activity, sexual behavior, and substance use. The use of a standardized questionnaire allows for data analysis at the national level as well as comparison of data across countries.

The total sample size for the survey was 162,306 students. The sample size for Canada was 4,361 students.

Citation
Suggested citation 

World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (EURO-WHO). Health Behaviour in School-aged Children: WHO Collaborative Cross-National survey/study (HBSC) 2002.