Noncommunicable diseases risk behaviours among youth in the South-East Asia Region: findings from GSHS and GYTS

by Thaksaphon Thamarangsi, Naveen Agarwal, Arpita Mehta et al.
Regional Office for South-East Asia, World Health Organization, 2016

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The publication conveys the quantitative surveillance results focusing on tobacco use and noncommunicable disease (NCD) related behaviours among youth (13–15 years) in Member States of the WHO South-East Asia Region, namely, the Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS) and the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS). The tobacco indicators are mainly taken from GYTS and other indicators relating to risk behaviours (dietary behaviours, physical activity, alcohol use, drug use, mental health, violence and unintentional injury, sexual behaviours, protective factors and hygiene) are taken from GSHS. The latest findings from surveys conducted in Member States are presented in the publication.

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