In this milieu, the purpose of this paper is to estimate the prevalence and correlation of smoking, alcohol consumption, and illegal substance abuse among school-going adolescents ages 13-17 in Sri Lanka, using the data of the GSHS
conducted in 2016.
We also thank the country coordinators from Cambodia (Chher Tepirou) and Vietnam (LE Thi Hoan) for collecting the GSHS
is a youth risk behavior survey sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) that is conducted primarily in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), although some high-income countries like Oman have opted to participate.
What do you like best about working with students at GSHS
? I think the students at GSHS
are fantastic young people and are full of energy and enthusiasm.
A modified structured questionnaire-Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS
) 2014 was used.
Prevalence and determinants of suicide ideation among Lebanese adolescents: Results of the GSHS
State and local YRBS  and Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS
Fleming and Jacobsen (2009) used the Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS
) to explore the prevalence of victimization of 13-15 year olds from 19 low-middle income countries (N=104,614).
Lebanon Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS
DeJong, "Prevalence and determinants of suicide ideation among Lebanese adolescents: results of the GSHS
Lebanon 2005," Journal of Adolescence, vol.
Encuesta Mundial de Salud a Escolares (GSHS
Examples of other surveys include the Youth Risk Behavioral Survey (YRBS) (Eaton et al., 2010) and the Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS
) (WHO, 2011b) of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); the Health Behavior in School-aged Children Study (HBSC) (Currie et al., 2001) of WHO Europe; and the KYRBWS of KCDCP (KCDCP, 2010).