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Kuwait Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2015

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General Info
Geography 
Kuwait (KWT)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2015 - 12/2015
Data type
Survey:
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
Summary 

The Global School-Based Health Survey (GSHS) 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 Kuwait, a total of 3,637 questionnaires were completed. The school response rate was 97%, the student response rate was 80%, and the overall response rate was 78%.

Citation
Publication year 
2019
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO). Kuwait Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2015. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO), 2019.