World Health Organization Collaborative Cross-National Study

The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey is a WHO collaborative cross-national study that monitors the health behaviours, health outcomes and social environments of school-aged children every four years. HBSC Ireland surveys school-going children aged 9-18 years. The study is conducted by the HBSC Ireland team, based at the Health Promotion Research Centre, University of Galway.

HBSC Ireland 2018 Feelings During the Last Two Weeks

Children were asked to indicate which is the closest to how they have been feeling during the last two weeks for the following statements, ‘I have felt cheerful and in good spirits’, ‘I have felt calm and relaxed’, I have felt active and vigorous’, I woke up feeling fresh and rested’, My daily life has been filled with things that interest me’. The response options were:

  • At no time
  • Some of the time
  • Less than half of the time
  • More than half of the time
  • Most of the time
  • All of the time

In the visualisation below:

  • The tab ‘All Feelings’ compares the various statements by selecting the frequency from the drop down list on the right.
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