World Health Organization Collaborative Cross-National Study

The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey is a WHO collaborative cross-national study that monitors the health behaviours, health outcomes and social environments of school-aged children every four years. HBSC Ireland surveys school-going children aged 9-18 years. The study is conducted by the HBSC Ireland team, based at the Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway.
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The best method of contact for any enquiries is by sending an email to

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    Larri Walker 
    Health Promotion Research Centre
    Discipline of Health Promotion,
    School of Health Sciences,
    University Road,
    NUI Galway, 

    Tel:                       ++353 91 493641 


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