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Health risk behaviour among in-school adolescents in the Philippines: trends between 2003, 2007 and 2011, a cross-sectional study

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dc.date.accessioned 2021-02-09T15:22:32Z
dc.date.available 2021-02-09T15:22:32Z
dc.date.issued 2016-01-26 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/1669
dc.description.abstract Intermittent monitoring of health risk behaviours at the population level is important for the planning and evaluation of national health promotion intervention programmes. The study aimed to provide trend estimates on the prevalence of various health risk behaviours assessed in the Global School-based Health Survey in 2003, 2007 and 2011 in the Philippines. Three waves of cross-sectional data included 18,285 school-going adolescents, 47.4% male and 52.6% female, aged between 11 years or younger and 16 years or older, with a mean age of about 14.7 years (SD = 1.2), and mainly in second to fourth year study Grade. Significant improvements in health risk and risk behaviours (overweight or obese and smokeless tobacco use among boys, being in a physical fight, troubles from alcohol drinking, mental health, oral and hand hygiene among both boys and girls) but also increases in health risk behaviour (bullying victimization, injury and loneliness) among both boys and girls were found in this large study over a period of eight years in the Philippines. High prevalences of health risk behaviours and increases in some of them should call for intensified school health promotion programmes to reduce such risk behaviours. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher MDPI AG en
dc.subject ADOLESCENTS en
dc.subject HEALTH en
dc.subject RISK BEHAVIOUR en
dc.subject PHILLIPINES en
dc.subject NUTRITION en
dc.subject WEIGHT MANAGEMENT en
dc.subject MENTAL HEALTH en
dc.subject VIOLENCE en
dc.title Health risk behaviour among in-school adolescents in the Philippines: trends between 2003, 2007 and 2011, a cross-sectional study en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.ProjectNumber N/A en
dc.Volume 13(1) en
dc.BudgetYear 2015/16 en
dc.ResearchGroup HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB en
dc.SourceTitle International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health en
dc.PlaceOfPublication Basel, Switzerland en
dc.ArchiveNumber 8956 en
dc.URL http://ktree.hsrc.ac.za/doc_read_all.php?docid=16305 en
dc.PageNumber Online en
dc.outputnumber 7748 en
dc.bibliographictitle Peltzer, K. & Pengpid, S. (2015) Health risk behaviour among in-school adolescents in the Philippines: trends between 2003, 2007 and 2011, a cross-sectional study. <i>International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health</i>. December:Online. http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/1669 en
dc.publicationyear 2015 en
dc.contributor.author1 Peltzer, K. en
dc.contributor.author2 Pengpid, S. en


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