'Next Generation Youth Well-being Study:' understanding the health and social well-being trajectories of Australian Aboriginal adolescents aged 10-24 years: study protocol
Lina Gubhaju, Emily Banks, James Ward, Catherine D'Este, Rebecca Ivers, Robert Roseby, Peter Azzopardi, Anna Williamson, Catherine Chamberlain, Bette Liu, Cheri Hotu, Jacqueline Boyle, Bridgette McNamara, Sandra J Eades, Ricky Mentha, Roxanne Highfold, Jodi Lennox, Danielle Woods, Bronwyn Silver, Elizabeth Hillmann Show all
BMJ OPEN | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2019
INTRODUCTION: Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander (hereafter referred to as 'Aboriginal') adolescents (10-24 years) experience multiple challenges to their health and well-being. However, limited evidence is available on factors influencing their health trajectories. Given the needs of this group, the young age profile of the Aboriginal population and the long-term implications of issues during adolescence, reliable longitudinal data are needed. METHODS AND ANALYSIS: The 'Next Generation: Youth Well-being Study' is a mixed-methods cohort study aiming to recruit 2250 Aboriginal adolescents aged 10-24 years from rural, remote and urban communities in Central Australia, Western ..View full abstract
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia
This work was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia grant number 1089104.