HEALTH BEHAVIOUR IN SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN (HBSC) IRELAND

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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Kelly, C., Daniels, N., Burke, L., Költő, A., O’Donnell, A., McGovern, O., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2021). The process and impact of involving children in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study. In D. Horgan & D. Keenan (Eds.) Child and Youth Participation in Policy, Practice and Research. London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003099529.

Molcho, M., Kelly, C., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2011). Immigrant children in Ireland: health and social wellbeing of first and second generation immigrants. In M. Dermody, N. Tyrrell, & Song, S. (Eds.) Ethnic Minority Children and Youth in Ireland. Rotterdam: Brill Sense.  (ISBN: 9789460914751)

Richter, M., Leppin, A., Nic Gabhainn, S., & Hurrelman, K. (2007). The impact of socio-economic status on adolescent drinking behaviour. In M. Jarvinen & R. Roon (Eds.) Youth Drinking Cultures. Aldershot: Ashgate. (ISBN: 9780754649960)

Currie, C. (2001). Socioeconomic circumstances among school-aged children in Europe and North America. In K. Vleminckx & T.M. Smeeding (Eds.), Child Well-being, Child Poverty and Child Policy in Modern Nations: What do we know? Bristol: Policy Press. (ISBN: 1861342535)

François, Y. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2000). L'alcool en Europe a 11, 13 et 15 ans. Enquete HBSC (Health Behaviour in School-aged Children), OMS. In F. Navarro, E Godeau & C. Vialas (Eds.) Actes du colloque interdisciplinaire les jeunes et l'alcool en Europe. Toulouse: Editions Univers du Sud.  download  

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2000). Meaning and measurement in health promotion strategies to combat substance abuse. In C. Kelleher & R. Edmundson (Eds.), Health Promotion: Multidiscipline or New Discipline. Dublin: Irish Academic Press. (ISBN: 0716527111) 

Nic Gabhainn, S. & Walsh, F. (2000). Drug prevention: Perspectives on family and community interventions. In P. Dolan, J. Canavan, & J. Pinkerton (Eds.), Family Support: Direction from Diversity. London: Jessica Kingsley. (ISBN: 1853028509)