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Italy Okkio Health Survey 2012


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Okkio alla Salute 2012
Italy (ITA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2012 - 12/2012
Data type
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative

The Okkio Health Survey 2012 provides information on child obesity. The data were gathered on children in grade 3 who were between the ages of 8 and 9 years old from questionnaires distributed to 2,622 classes, 46,483 children, 48,668 parents and 2,355 school administrators.. Additionally, height and weight measurements were taken by trained workers in the school.

Suggested citation 
Ministry of Education, Universities, and Research (MIUR) (Italy), Ministry of Health (Italy), National Center for Epidemiology, Surveillance, and Health Promotion (CNESPS) (Italy), National Institute of Health (Italy). Italy Okkio Health Survey 2012.