This recent study by NAHIC staff investigated whether providers target adolescent preventive screening on the basis of BMI status, with a focus on overweight adolescents, given recent guidelines.
This brief highlights priority health issues for adolescent & young adult males and identifies key gender & racial/ethnic disparities.
Socioeconomic Patterning of Smoking, Sedentary Lifestyle & Overweight Status Among Adolescents: in Norway and the United States
This 2003 study explores differences both in prevalence and socioeconomic patterning between Norway and the United States. The results indicate that the major challenges differ between the two countries.
This 2002 monograph describes the environment in which children live and presents diverse measures of wellbeing, as well as traditional measures of health.