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Pakistan Global School-Based Student Health Survey 2009


General Info
Pakistan (PAK)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/2009 - 09/2009
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.

In Pakistan, a total of 5,192 questionnaires were completed. The school response rate was 88%, while the student response rate was 87%, with an overall response rate of 76%.