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Epidemiology and Health 2017;e2017059.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2017059    [Accepted] Published online December 26, 2017.
The current status of health data of Korean children and adolescents
Eunyoung Lee  , Dahye Baik  , Yoon Park  , Moran Ki 
Department of Cancer Control and Population Health, Graduate School of Cancer Science and Policy, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
Correspondence  Moran Ki ,Tel: +82-31-920-2736, Fax: +82-2-6455-8699, Email: moranki@ncc.re.kr
Submitted: November 14, 2017  Accepted after revision: December 26, 2017
The time of being child and adolescent is critical point to affect health status as an adult. Therefore, it is needed to analyze different factors which influence on the health of children and adolescents. In Korea, youth-related health data are broadly obtained not only in regional level but also in national level. This report summarized current status of studies related with Korean children and adolescents’ health. Data which offers open access include Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-based Study, Korean Youth Panel Survey, Korean Children and Youth Panel Survey, and Student Health Examination. Besides this, Health Examination of Korean Youth outside of School, Korean Children & Adolescents Obesity Cohort Study, Korean Children’s Environmental health study, Korea Youth Media Use and Harmful Environment Survey, Comprehensive Survey of Korean Youth, and Multicultural Adolescents Panel Study were summarized.
Keywords: Adolescent health; Child health; Health Surveys; Korea


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