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

Fiji Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2010

Nav

General Info
Geography 
Fiji (FJI)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
08/2010 - 09/2010
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • Interview
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.

In Fiji, a total of 1,673 questionnaires were completed. The school response rate was 100%, while the student response rate was 90%, with an overall response rate of 90%.
Citation
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Ministry of Health (Fiji), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), World Health Organization (WHO). Fiji Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2010. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO).