Health and health behaviour among young people : international report

Candace Currie (Editor), Klaus Hurrlemann (Editor), Wolfgang Settertobulte (Editor), Rebecca Smith (Editor), Joanna Todd (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


The series Health Policy for Children and Adolescents (HEPCA) is a WHO document series mainly based on results of the international survey "Health Behaviour in School-aged Children" (HBSC) and on other relevant international studies. It focuses on the implications of scientific results for health policy in developed countries. The target groups are politicians and experts, especially those concerned with the health of young people. The HEPCA series consists of reports on particular topics of high political relevance, including survey data on child and adolescent health, reports on specific health situations and suggestions for future investment in health policies for the young generation
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCopenhagen
PublisherWHO Regional Office for Europe
Commissioning bodyWHO Regional Office for Europe
Number of pages134
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Publication series

NameWHO Policy Series: Health policy for children and adolescents
PublisherWorld Health Organization Regional Office for Europe


  • adolescent behaviour
  • Health behaviour in school-aged children (HBSC)
  • health surveys
  • child welfare
  • cross-cultural comparison
  • socioeconomic factors
  • family relationships
  • peer group


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