HEALTH BEHAVIOUR IN SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN (HBSC) IRELAND

World Health Organization Collaborative Cross-National Study

HBSC 2014

HBSC 2014 was conducted in the Health Promotion Research Centre under the direction of Dr. Saoirse Nic Gabhainn (Principal Investigator), with Dr. Michal Molcho and Dr.Colette Kelly (Co-principal investigators). HBSC 2014 was funded by the Department of Health.

We acknowledge all the parents and children who consented and participated as well as the management authorities, principals and teachers in all schools that participated. We also acknowledge the contribution of the following team members and staff of the Health Promotion Research Centre: Dr Viv Batt, Ms Lorraine Burke, Ms Mary Callaghan, Ms Cathie Clare, Ms Natasha Clarke, Ms Maureen D’Eath, Ms Kathy Ann Fox, Ms Aoife Gavin, Ms Helen Grealish, Ms Yetunde John Akinola, Ms Ursula Kenny, Ms Larri Walker.

We would also like to thank Ms Priscilla Doyle, Ms Jessica D’Eath, Mr Eamon Ó’Bróithe, Ms Anne O’Sullivan, Ms Leah Albertini, Mr Martin Javornicky, Ms Nathália Cerca, Mr Jakub Gajewski, Ms Ciara Walsh, Dr Honor Young, Mr Huthaifa Kazim, Ms Laura Kiersey, Ms Clare Conte and all other NUI Galway staff and services.

HBSC is an international study carried out in collaboration with WHO/EURO. The International Coordinator of HBSC is Professor Candace Currie (University of St. Andews); Data Bank Manager is Professor Oddrun Samdal (University of Bergen).

The 2014 survey was conducted by Principal Investigators in 43 countries and regions: Albania (Gentiana Qirjako) Armenia (Sergey G. Sargsyan) Austria (Rosemarie Felder-Puig), Belgium-Flemish (Anne Hublet), Belgium-French (Danielle Piette), Bulgaria (Lidiya Vasileva), Canada (John Freeman), Croatia (Ivana Pavic Simetin), Czech Republic (Michal Kalman), Denmark (Mette Rasmussen), England (Antony Morgan and Fiona Brooks), Estonia (Katrin Aasvee), Finland (Jorma Tynjälä), France (Emmanuelle Godeau), Germany (Petra Kolip), Greece (Anna Kokkevi), Greenland (Birgit Niclasen), Hungary (Ágnes Németh), Iceland (Arsaell M. Arnarsson), Ireland (Saoirse Nic Gabhainn), Israel (Yossi Harel-Fisch), Italy (Franco Cavallo), Latvia (Iveta Pudule), Lithuania (Apolinaras Zaborskis), Luxembourg (Yolande Wagener), Macedonia, TYFR (Lina Kostorova Unkovska), Malta (Charmaine Gauci), Netherlands (Wilma Vollebergh), Norway (Oddrun Samdal), Poland (Joanna Mazur), Portugal (Margarida Gaspar De Matos), Romania (Adriana Baban), Russia (Oleg Churganov), Scotland (Candace Currie), Slovak Republic (Andrea Madarasova Geckova), Slovenia (Helena Jericek), Spain (Carmen Moreno Rodriguez), Sweden (Lilly Augustine), Switzerland (Emmanuel Kuntsche), Turkey (Oya Ercan), Ukraine (Olga Balakireva), United States (Ron Iannotti), Wales (Chris Roberts). For more details, see http://www.hbsc.org/


HBSC 2010

HBSC 2010 was conducted in the Health Promotion Research Centre under the direction of Dr. Saoirse Nic Gabhainn, and funded by the Health Promotion Policy Unit of the Department of Health and Children as well as the Office for the Minister of Children. 

We acknowledge all the parents and children who consented and participated as well as the management authorities, principals and teachers in all schools that participated. We also acknowledge the contribution of the following team members and staff of the Health Promotion Research Centre: Dr Viv Batt, Ms Natasha Clarke, Ms Christina Costello, Ms Amanda Fitzgerald, Ms Aoife Gavin, Dr Colette Kelly, Dr Michal Molcho, Ms Katie Murphy, Ms Siobhan O’Higgins, Ms Larri Walker.

We would also like to thank Ms Priscilla Doyle, Ms Gail Cummins, Ms Geraldine Nolan, Ms Yetunde John-Akinola, Ms Christina Murphy, Ms Marie Galvin, Ms Susan Spillane, Mr Peter Manley, Ms Samantha Loughrey, Ms Ailbhe Spillane, Ms Amy Magill, Ms Aisling Walsh, Mr Emiliano Curetti, Mr Joe Mullen, Mr Brían O’Connor, Mr Ronan O’Connor and other NUI Galway staff and services who helped on various stages of the work.

HBSC is an international study carried out in collaboration with WHO/EURO. The International Coordinator of HBSC is Professor Candace Currie (University of St. Andews); Data Bank Manager is Professor Oddrun Samdal (University of Bergen).

The 2010 survey was conducted by Principal Investigators in 43 countries and regions: Albania (Elizana Petrela) Armenia (Sergey G. Sargsyan) Austria (Rosemarie Felder-Puig), Belgium-Flemish (Carine Vereecken), Belgium-French (Danielle Piette), Bulgaria (Lidiya Vasileva), Canada (William Pickett), Croatia (Marina Kuzman), Czech Republic (Michal Kalman), Denmark (Pernille Due), England (Antony Morgan), Estonia (Katrin Aasvee), Finland (Jorma Tynjälä), France (Emmanuelle Godeau), Germany (Petra Kolip), Greece (Anna Kokkevi), Greenland (Birgit Niclasen), Hungary (Ágnes Németh), Iceland (Thoroddur Bjarnason), Ireland (Saoirse Nic Gabhainn), Israel (Yossi Harel-Fisch), Italy (Franco Cavallo), Latvia (Iveta Pudule), Lithuania (Apolinaras Zaborskis), Luxembourg (Yolande Wagener), Macedonia, TYFR (Lina Kostorova Unkovska), Malta (Maryanne Massa), Netherlands (Wilma Vollebergh), Norway (Oddrun Samdal), Poland (Joanna Mazur), Portugal (Margarida Gaspar De Matos), Romania (Adriana Baban), Russia (Alexander Malinin), Scotland (Candace Currie), Slovak Republic (Andrea Madarasova Geckova), Slovenia (Helena Jericek), Spain (Carmen Moreno Rodriguez), Sweden (Lilly Eriksson), Switzerland (Emmanuel Kuntsche), Turkey (Oya Ercan), Ukraine (Olga Balakireva), United States (Ron Iannotti), Wales (Chris Roberts). For more details, see http://www.hbsc.org/

 


HBSC 2006 

HBSC 2006 was conducted in the Health Promotion Research Centre under the direction of Dr. Saoirse Nic Gabhainn, and funded by the Health Promotion Policy Unit of the Department of Health and Children as well as the Office for the Minister of Children.  

We acknowledge all the parents and children who consented and participated as well as the management authorities, principals and teachers in all schools that participated.  We also acknowledge the contribution of the following staff of the Health Promotion Research Centre: Ms Catriona Boyle, Ms Patricia Brien, Ms Pauline Clerkin, Mr Greg Conlon, Ms Gabrielle Ferris,  Ms Tatziana Fries, Ms Sonja-Mareike Freiling, Ms Marie Galvin, Ms Aoife Gavin, Dr Colette Kelly, Mr Gerard Maloney, Dr Michal Molcho, Ms Geraldine Nolan, Ms Siobhan O’Higgins, Ms Elaine Shannon, Ms Lorraine Walker.

HBSC is an international study carried out in collaboration with WHO/EURO. The International Coordinator of HBSC is Professor Candace Currie (University of Edinburgh); Data Bank Manager is Professor Oddrun Samdal (University of Bergen).

The 2006 survey was conducted by Principal Investigators in 41 countries and regions: Austria (Wolfgang Dür), Belgium-Flemish (Lea Maes), Belgium-French (Danielle Piette), Bulgaria (Lidiya Vasileva), Canada (Will Boyce), Croatia (Marina Kuzman), Czech Republic (Ladislav Csémy), Denmark (Pernille Due), England (Antony Morgan), Estonia (Katrin Aasvee), Finland (Jorma Tynjälä), France (Emmanuelle Godeau), Germany (Klaus Hurrelmann), Greece (Anna Kokkevi), Greenland (Birgit Niclasen), Hungary (Ágnes Németh), Iceland (Thoroddur Bjarnason), Ireland (Saoirse Nic Gabhainn), Israel (Yossi Harel), Italy (Franco Cavallo), Latvia (Iveta Pudule), Lithuania (Apolinaras Zaborskis), Luxembourg (Yolande Wagener), Macedonia (Lina Kostorova Unkovska), Malta (Marianne Massa), Netherlands (Wilma Vollebergh), Norway (Oddrun Samdal), Poland (Joanna Mazur), Portugal (Margarida Gaspar De Matos), Romania (Adriana Baban), Russia (Alexander Komkov), Scotland (Candace Currie), Slovak Republic (Elena Morvicova), Slovenia (Helena Jericek), Spain (Carmen Moreno Rodriguez), Sweden (Ulla Marklund), Switzerland (Holger Schmid), Turkey (Oya Ercan), Ukraine (Olga Balakireva), United States (Ron Iannotti), Wales (Chris Roberts).  For details, see http://www.hbsc.org/