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Tonga Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2010

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General Info
Geography 
Tonga (TON)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/2010 - 10/2010
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • Interview
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 Tonga, a total of 2,211 questionnaires were completed in 24 schools. The school response rate was 100%, the student response rate was 80%, and the overall response rate was 80%.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Ministry of Education, Women Affairs, and Culture (Tonga), Ministry of Health (Tonga), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), World Health Organization (WHO). Tonga Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2010. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO).