Adolescent Health 4 Health of the world's adolescents: a synthesis of internationally comparable data
George C Patton, Carolyn Coffey, Claudia Cappa, Dorothy Currie, Leanne Riley, Fiona Gore, Louisa Degenhardt, Dominic Richardson, Nan Astone, Adesola O Sangowawa, Ali Mokdad, Jane Ferguson
The Lancet | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2012
GP is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Senior Principal Research Fellowship and the Operational Infrastructure Support Programme, Government of Victoria, Australia. LD is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Senior Research Fellowship. Nicole Petrowski, Holly Newby, Priscilla Idele, and Danielle Burke from the UNICEF team provided assistance in gaining the data from the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys, Demographic and Health Surveys, AIDS Indicator Survey, and Reproductive Health Survey. Regina Guthold, Paul Bloem, and Krishna Bose from WHO provided comment on the indicator selection and definition. Steve Kapsos from the International Labour Organization provided invaluable advice on the unemployment indicator. Ron Kessler and Nancy Sampson from Harvard Medical School provided advice and data on the mental health indicators. We acknowledge the graphical assistance of Bill Reid and Chiara Bucello. We appreciate the comments from John Santelli at Columbia Medical School on an earlier draft of our report.