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National Youth Health Survey

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.