New insights into Scottish adolescents’ health and lifestyle trends have been unveiled recently in HBSC Scotland’s latest national report.
New insights into Scottish adolescents’ health and lifestyle trends were unveiled in HBSC Scotland’s latest national report. The 2021/22 survey results highlight key patterns in areas such as general health, mental well-being, eating habits, physical activity, electronic media usage, substance use, sexual health, experiences at school, bullying incidents, and familial `and peer relationships.
Since 1990 the HBSC survey in Scotland has played a crucial role in assessing adolescent health. With the world grappling with the ongoing repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2022 survey placed a particular emphasis on mental health and enables a comparison of adolescent health and well-being before and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Some key findings: