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Curacao Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2015


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2015 - 11/2015
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative

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 Curacao survey included students in grades 1-6 using a two-stage cluster sample design; 2,765 students used a self-administered questionnaire with an 86% response rate.

Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ministry of Education (Curaçao), Ministry of Public Health (Curacao), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Public Health Institute (Curacao), World Health Organization (WHO). Curacao Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2015. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO).