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Bhutan Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2016


General Info
Bhutan (BTN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2016 - 12/2016
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual

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 Bhutan, a total of 7,576 questionnaires were completed. The school response rate was 100%, the student response rate was 95%, and the overall response rate was 95%.