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Pesquisa Nacional de Saúde de Escolar (PENSE) (Brazil National Survey of School Health) - 2015

Data Source
  • Brazil
  • Latin America & Caribbean

The Brazil National Survey of School Health is a cross-sectional study of school-attending youth. This survey covers a range of topics, including physical health, sexual health, illegal substance use, violence, health facility use, and education.

Study Website
Adolescents: Not available
  • Females and Males
Age Range:
  • 10-14
  • 15-19
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2015; 2012; 2009
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (Brazil Institute of Geography and Statistics)
Funders: Brazil Ministry of Health; Brazil Ministry of Education
  • Not applicable
Education - School quality;
Health Care Access and Utilization;
HIV/AIDS and STIs - Treatment;
Mental Health;
Physical Health - Nutrition, Self-reported health;
Reproductive Health - Sexual behavior;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Urban and Rural;
Violence - Sexual violence;