Journal article

A Scoping Review of Adolescent Health Indicators

Holly Newby, Andrew D Marsh, Ann-Beth Moller, Emmanuel Adebayo, Peter S Azzopardi, Liliana Carvajal, Lucy Fagan, Howard S Friedman, Mariame Gueye Ba, Ann Hagell, Alison Morgan, Elizabeth Saewyc, Regina Guthold

JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT HEALTH | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

PURPOSE: A host of recent initiatives relating to adolescent health have been accompanied by varying indicator recommendations, with little stakeholder coordination. We assessed currently included adolescent health-related indicators for their measurement focus, identified overlap across initiatives, and determined measurement gaps. METHODS: We conducted a scoping review to map the existing indicator landscape as depicted by major measurement initiatives. We classified indicators as per 33 previously identified core adolescent health measurement areas across five domains and by age groups. We also identified indicators common across measurement initiatives even if differing in details. RESUL..

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