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Namibia Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2013

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General Info
Geography 
Namibia (NAM)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2013 - 12/2013
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Global School-Based Health Survey was designed to provide accurate data on health behaviors among students, including dietary behaviors, hygiene, physical activity, drug and alcohol use, and violence and unintentional injury. The GSHS is often used to help countries develop priorities, establish programs and advocate for resources for school health programs, policies and youth health.

In Namibia, a two-stage cluster sample design was used to create a representative sample of students ages 13-17 enrolled in grades 7-12. The school response rate was 100%, while the student response rate was 89%. A total of 4,531 students responded.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ministry of Health and Social Services (Namibia), World Health Organization (WHO). Namibia Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2013. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO).