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Cook Islands Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2011

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General Info
Geography 
Cook Islands
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
02/2011 - 02/2011
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • Interview
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 the Cook Islands, a total of 1,274 questionnaires were completed. The school response rate was 100%, the student response rate was 84%, and the overall response rate was 84%.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Ministry of Health (Cook Islands), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), World Health Organization (WHO). Cook Islands Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2011. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO).