Comparison of health-risk behaviours among students in alternative high schools from New Zealand and the USA.

@article{Denny2003ComparisonOH,
  title={Comparison of health-risk behaviours among students in alternative high schools from New Zealand and the USA.},
  author={Simon J. Denny and Terryann Coralie Clark and Peter Watson},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  year={2003},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={
          33-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the prevalence of health-risk behaviours of New Zealand alternative education students, and to compare these behaviours to similar students in the USA. METHODS Thirty-six alternative education schools in the northern region of New Zealand were surveyed. A total of 269 students completed a youth health questionnaire using laptop computers. These data were compared to data from an equivalent population of alternative education students in the USA. RESULTS Alternative… CONTINUE READING
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