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U.S. Teens in Our World

Understanding the Health of U.S. Youth in Comparison to Youth in Other Countries

TABLE OF CONTENTS



Cover Page

Executive Summary
References

Introduction
Background
Statistical Methods
References

Chapter One: Health and Well-Being
Overall Health and Well-Being
Feeling Healthy
Quality of Life
Symptoms
Medication Use
What Didn’t We Know
References

Chapter Two: Fitness
Fitness
Physical Activity
Leisure-Time Activities
Nutrition
What Didn’t We Know
References

Chapter Three: Family and Peer Relationships
Family and Peer Relationships
What Didn’t We Know
References

Chapter Four: School Environment
School Environment
What Didn’t We Know
References

Chapter Five: Smoking and Alcohol Use
Smoking and Alcohol Use
What Didn’t We Know
References

Chapter Six: Violence
Violence
What Didn’t We Know
References

What Was Left Out
U.S. Specific Items
Bias
References

Summary
What Did We Learn
What Was Left Out
What Research Shows
Supportive Programs and Prevention
References

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