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Pakistan Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2009

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General Info
Geography 
Pakistan (PAK)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
02/2009 - 09/2009
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 Pakistan, a total of 5,192 questionnaires were completed. The school response rate was 88%, while the student response rate was 87%, with an overall response rate of 76%.
Citation
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Pakistan Medical Research Council, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), World Health Organization (WHO). Pakistan Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2009. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO).