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Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Survey (HBSC)

HBSC is a cross-national research study conducted in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Europe. HBSC Ireland is one of 43 countries and regions across Europe and North America that make up the HBSC Network.

HBSC collects data every four years on children and adolescent’s health and well-being, social environments and health behaviours. The findings are used at both a national and international level to:

  • Gain new insight into young people’s health and well-being
  • Understand the social determinants of health
  • Inform policy and practice to improve young people’s lives

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