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El Salvador Violence Against Children, Girls and Adolescents Survey 2017

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta de Violencia Contra Niños, Niñas, y Adolescentes en El Salvador (EVCNNA) 2017
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2017 - 12/2017
Series or system 
Violence Against Children Surveys (VACS)
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
Summary 

The 2017 El Salvador Violence against Children, Girls and Adolescents Survey was conducted as part of the Violence Against Children Surveys program led by the CDC. Questionnaires collected information from a nationally representative sample of 2,436 young men and women ages 13 to 24, including topics such as experiences with physical, sexual, and emotional violence, drug and alcohol use, education, employment, health care use, as well as information on participants' households and living conditions.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), General Directorate of Statistics and Census (DIGESTYC) (El Salvador), International Organization for Migration (IOM), Ministry of Justice and Public Safety (El Salvador), Together for Girls. El Salvador Violence Against Children, Girls and Adolescents Survey 2017.