[en] Key Findings: Irritability or bad temper is the most frequently experienced individual health complaint.
Girls experience individual (and multiple) health complaints more often than boys.
For girls, a steep augmentation can be observed between the ages of 11-12 and 13-14 years old in all health complaints; as for boys no age difference can be found for some of the areas, and a slow increase appears for others.
Sociology & social sciences
Author, co-author :
Catunda, Carolina ; University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (FHSE) > Department of Social Sciences (DSOC)
Lopes Ferreira, Joana ; University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (FHSE) > Department of Social Sciences (DSOC)
Health Complaints of school-aged children
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Development Goals :
3. Good health and well-being
Name of the research project :
University of Luxembourg - UL Ministère de la Santé, Luxembourg MENJE - Ministry of Education, Children and Youth [LU]