International Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study

HSBCDr Jo Inchley, Dr Ross Whitehead and Dorothy Currie were invited to the Scottish Government on 26th April 2016 to present findings from the International Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study.

Dr Inchley presented data from adolescents in 42 European and North American countries on health-related behaviour, mental health outcomes and the social determinants of health.

Dr Whitehead placed findings from the Scottish HBSC study in an international context, focusing on the relative position of 11-15 year olds, trends in mental health, drunkenness, health inequalities and schoolwork pressure.

Dorothy Currie led a session on data collection and analysis to facilitate the use of HBSC data by Scottish Government data analysts.