The relationship of sex and risk behaviours to students' use of school-based health centres in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

@article{Langille2008TheRO,
  title={The relationship of sex and risk behaviours to students' use of school-based health centres in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.},
  author={Donald B Langille and Mark M Asbridge and Steve Kisely and Mary Beth Leblanc and Evelyn Schaller and Andrew D Lynk and Michael Z Allen},
  journal={Paediatrics & child health},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 7},
  pages={605-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Among other benefits, school-based health centres (SBHCs) are thought to provide opportunities to identify and help adolescents with risk-taking behaviours. The present study examined the use of SBHCs at three high schools in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, to determine the extent to which SBHCs reach students at risk, and whether there are sex differences with respect to this reach. METHODS Self-administered surveys of students in grades 10 to 12 at the three high schools were carried… CONTINUE READING

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