National Youth Health Survey

No. of pages: 138

Publication date: 1 December 2015

Author: Ministry of Health, Family Health Bureau, UNFPA, UNICEF

Publisher: Family Health Bureau

ISBN: 978-955-1503-41-3

The overall aim of this survey was to gather information about the behaviours and needs of youth in Sri Lanka aged 15-24 years. The survey attempted to explore their general health conditions, knowledge in relation to physical, psychosocial wellbeing and behaviours and socio-economic and lifestyle factors which promotes substance use, early sexual initiation and experimentation, violence, injuries, food habits, which influence their life and that of families and the country at large.