Health Behaviour in School-aged Children in Greenland (HBSC Greenland)

Updated 2012-07-23

The HBSC network is a WHO supported research network on health and health behaviour in schoolaged children performing surveys every 4 years in 41 countries. The data are used in monitoring, research and health promotion. Network type: - Research network - Child health - Human & socio-economic - Location(s): Greenland and 40 other countries…..

Time frame

Project time span
not specified
Data collection
not specified
Data processing
not specified
Data reporting
not specified

Contact information

Contact person
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Dr.Publ.Health. Birgit Niclasen ( or
cin ro lg.hg@nvib( nesalciN tigriB .htlaeH.lbuP.rD

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Human media


Regions studied

Data availability

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

Social variables including affluence, health, health behaviour, smoking, alcohol use, violence and injuries among others.

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Other institutes involved in the project

Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (WHO HBSC) (HBSC), World Health Organization (WHO)

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