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Jamaica Youth Risk and Resiliency Behavior Survey 2005-2006

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Jamaican School-based Survey on Risk and Resiliency Behaviours of 10-15 Year Olds
Geography 
Jamaica (JAM)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
10/2005 - 02/2006
Data type
Survey:
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Jamaica Youth Risk and Resiliency Behavior Survey (JYRRBS) 2005-2006 included a nationally representative sample of 3,003 students ages 10-15. Questionnaires collected information on participants' sociodemographics, physical activity, diet, health care use, alcohol and tobacco use, violence and unintentional injuries, and sexual behaviors. Anthropometric measurements were also collected.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Education (Jamaica), Ministry of Health (Jamaica). Jamaica Youth Risk and Resiliency Behavior Survey 2005-2006.