Global Health Data Exchange - Discover the World's Health Data

Cook Islands Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2015

Nav

General Info
Geography 
Cook Islands
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/2015 - 12/2015
Data type
Survey:
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
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 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.

The 2015 Cook Islands survey included students in Years 8-13 using a two-stage cluster sample design; a total of 701 students used a self-administered questionnaire with a 65% response rate.

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 2015. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO).