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United Kingdom - Scotland Health Behavior in School-Aged Children Survey 1998


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Health Behaviour in School-aged Children: WHO Collaborative Cross-National Survey (HBSC) 1997/1998
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/1998 - 05/1998
Series or system 
Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual

The Health Behavior in School-Aged Children (HBSC) surveys collect health and social information from 11-, 13-, and 15-year old students in over 40 countries across Europe every four years. The self-completed questionnaire collects information on students' health status, health behaviors, physical activity, sexual behavior, and substance use. The use of a standardized questionnaire allows for data analysis at the national level as well as comparison of data across countries.