Results from the School Health Policies and Practices Study 2012
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    This report provides results from the School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS) conducted in 2012. Chapter 2 provides an overview of the methods used in the study. Chapter 3 reports results on health education, Chapter 4 reports results on physical education and activity, Chapter 5 reports results on health services, Chapter 6 reports results on mental health and social services, and Chapter 7 reports results on nutrition services and the school nutrition environment. Results related to a safe and healthy school environment are divided into two chapters. Chapter 8 covers general school environment topics, such as violence prevention; tobacco use prevention; and crisis preparedness, response, and recovery; Chapter 9 reports results specific to the physical school environment. Finally, Chapter 10 reports results on faculty and staff health promotion.

    1. Background and introduction -- 2. Methods / Nancy D. Brener, Alice M. Roberts, Tim McManus, Jill Trott, Kevin Lacy, Annah Ngaruro, -- Will Robb, Wen Song -- 3. Health education / Laura Kann, Susan Telljohann, Holly Hunt, Pete Hunt, Elizabeth Haller -- 4. Physical education and physical activity / Sarah M. Lee, Allison J. Nihiser, Janet E. Fulton, Bridget Borgogna, Francesca Zavacky -- 5. Health services / Nancy D. Brener, Mary Vernon-Smiley, Sandra Leonard, Rebekah Buckley -- 6. Mental health and social services / Zewditu Demissie, J. Terry Parker, Mary Vernon-Smiley -- 7. Nutrition services and the school nutrition environment / Caitlin L. Merlo, Diane M. Harris, Kimberly G. Lane -- 8. Safe and healthy school environment / Sherry Everett Jones, Lisa C. Barrios, Marci Feldman Hertz, Luke H. Hall-Jordan -- 9. Physical school environment / Sherry Everett Jones, Alisa M. Smith, Robert Axelrad, Arthur M. Wendel -- 10. Faculty and staff health promotion / Zewditu Demissie, Nancy D. Brener, Susan F. Goekler -- Appendix 1. National reviewers -- Appendix 2. Estimated standard errors for district-level questionnaires.

    Disclaimer: The views expressed herein are solely those of the authors and do not represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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