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Sexual Health questions included in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study: an international methodological pilot investigation

BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:169

Received: 11 February 2016

Accepted: 23 November 2016

Published: 5 December 2016

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5 Dec 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12874-016-0270-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

Centre for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement (DECIPHer), School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
National Institute of Health Promotion, Budapest, Hungary
Eötvös Loránd University, Institute of Psychology, Budapest, Hungary
Aventura Social - Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Universidade de Lisboa, [University of Lisbon], Lisbon, Portugal
ISAMB/Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa [Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon], Lisbon, Portugal
FCT - Fundação para a Tecnologia e Ciência [Foundation for Science and Technology] (SFRH/BPD/110905/2015), Lisbon, Portugal
University of British Columbia, School of Nursing, Vancouver, Canada
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Service d’Information Promotion Education Santé (SIPES), School of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, School of Medicine, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland, UK
Addiction Switzerland, Research Department, Lausanne, Switzerland
Service Médical du Rectorat de l’académie de Toulouse, UMR 1027 Inserm, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France