‘Alarming data’ from alcohol, drugs survey on kids

Around half of schoolkids in Cyprus have tried alcohol at least once, according to an HSBC survey on health behaviour in school-age children, with officials saying the data is alarming.


In the survey, HBSC Cyprus presents trends in the use of addictive substances by students, including data on the use of alcohol, cigarettes (conventional and electronic), hookah and cannabis. 

Held every four years in 51 countries around the world, the survey examines the behaviour of pre-teen and teenage students aged 11, 13 and 15, corresponding to those in last year of primary school, second year in lower secondary (gymnasium), and first year in upper secondary…

Source:www.cyprus-mail.com

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