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Morocco Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2016


General Info
Morocco (MAR)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2016 - 12/2016
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • Urban-rural representative

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 Morocco survey included students in Grades 1 ASC - 2nd yr Bac using a two-stage cluster sample design; 6,745 students used a self-administered questionnaire with a 93% response rate.