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United Arab Emirates Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2016

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2016 - 12/2016
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
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.

The 2016 United Arab Emirates survey included students in grades 8-12 using a two-stage cluster sample design; a total of 5,849 students answered a self-administered questionnaire with an 85% response rate.

Citation
Publication year 
2020
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO). United Arab Emirates Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2016. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO), 2020.