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Uruguay Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2006


General Info
Uruguay (URY)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2006 - 12/2006
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • Interview

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.

Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ministry of Public Health (Uruguay), World Health Organization (WHO). Uruguay Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2006. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO).