Journal article

Towards Comprehensive National Surveillance for Adolescent Health in China: Priority Indicators and Current Data Gaps

Rongbin Xu, Yi Song, Peijin Hu, Bin Dong, Zhiyong Zou, Dongmei Luo, Disi Gao, Jingshu Zhang, Yinghua Ma, Jun Ma, Xueqin Xie, Min Cai, Anuradha Narayan, Xiaona Huang, Xiaobo Tian, George C Patton

Journal of Adolescent Health | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2020

Abstract

PURPOSE: The purpose of the study was to propose a health indicator system responsive to current Chinese adolescent health needs and identify data gaps in current information systems. METHODS: We identified 186 keywords for adolescent health gathered from three sources: contributors to the burden of disease captured in the Global Burden of Diseases 2015, together with independent literature and expert desk reviews; major health-related policies released by the State Council of China; and global strategies issued by UN agencies over the past five years. All keywords were synthesized into indicators and ranked with core indicators identified through panel discussions and literature review. A f..

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Grants

Awarded by Department of Information and Statistics in National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China - China Scholarship Council


Funding Acknowledgements

The present study was supported by the Department of Information and Statistics in National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China. RX is funded by China Scholarship Council (grant number 201806010405).