Fact Sheets: Report Highlights
- Ready, Set, Go: How Peel Student Fitness Levels Stack Up
- What’s the Scoop? A Look at Student Eating Habits in Peel
- Student Smoking: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
- No Laughing Matter: The Impact of Stress on Students in Peel
- Family Talk: The Impact of Stress on Students in Peel – Parents Info
Student Health 2011: Measuring the Health of Peel's Youth
The Student Health 2011 report summarizes the results from the Peel School Health Survey, the largest regional survey of health behaviours of youth aged 12 to 19 years ever conducted in Canada. The survey also provides the first comprehensive assessment of the fitness of Peel grade 9 students and the oral health of students in grades 10 and 12.
This survey was designed by Peel Health in collaboration with its partners in education, the Peel District School Board and the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board. Data were collected from a sample of over 8,500 youth in grades 7 to 12 during February to April 2011.
The data collected from this survey and summarized in this report will be used to support public health strategies aimed to protect and improve the health of Peel’s school-age children.
The report includes the following sections and chapters:
This report includes the following sections and chapters. Click on the links below to navigate direcly to the section within the PDF:
- Background and Purpose
- How to Read Report
- Respondent Profile
- Healthy Eating and Eating Behaviour
- Body Weight
- Physical Activity
- Physical Fitness of Peel Grade 9 Students
- Tobacco, Alcohol, Marijuana and Other Drugs
- Social and Emotional Well‐Being
- Safety at Home, School and in the Community
- Oral Health
- Sun Safety
- Relationships and Sexual Health
- Definitions of Terms Used in This Report
To read or download a complete copy, the report is available in PDF format: Student Health Survey 2011: Measuring the Health of Peel's Youth (PDF 1.3MB, 278 pages)
The two page fact sheet is available in PDF format.
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Peel Health has also published several other reports on important health issues and trends in the Region of Peel.