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El Salvador Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2013


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2013 - 08/2013
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual

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.

Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ministry of Health (El Salvador), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). El Salvador Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2013. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO).