Health Status in Immigrants and Native Early Adolescents in Italy

  title={Health Status in Immigrants and Native Early Adolescents in Italy},
  author={Alessio Vieno and Massimo Santinello and Michela Lenzi and Daniela Baldassari and Massimo Mirandola},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
The aim of the study was to compare health status between native and immigrant early adolescents in Italy and to analyze related psychosocial factors. Data were taken from “Health Behavior in School Aged Children”, a cross-sectional survey investigating health behaviors among early adolescents in selected European countries. A representative sample of 6,744 (50.4% males) Italian students (11, 13 and 15-years-old) completed a questionnaire. Students were assessed for demographics characteristics… CONTINUE READING

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