HEALTH BEHAVIOUR IN SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN (HBSC) IRELAND

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.

LATEST HBSC INTERNATIONAL REPORT - LAUNCHED 23 May 2024

 

Launched on 23 May 2024, the report ‘A focus on adolescent physical activity, eating behaviours, weight status and body image in Europe, central Asia and Canada' is the fourth in a series of international reports using data from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey 2021/2022. 

The report is available to download from https://iris.who.int/handle/10665/376772

Volume 1 'A focus on adolescent mental health and well-being in Europe, Central Asia and Canada' is available to download from https://iris.who.int/handle/10665/373201

Volume 2 A focus on adolescent peer violence and bullying in Europe, central Asia and Canada’ is available to download from https://bit.ly/hbsc-vol2

Volume 3  'A focus on adolescent substance use in Europe, central Asia and Canada’ is available to download from https://iris.who.int/handle/10665/376573 


HBSC WELCOME SPEECH BY ZSUZSANNA JAKAB, WHO REGIONAL DIRECTOR FOR EUROPE