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Title of Collaborative Activity:

NEXT Longitudinal Study 2009-2016: Health Behavior in School-Age Children

Description of Collaborative Activity:

NEXT is a 7-year longitudinal assessment of a representative sample of US adolescent and young adults starting at grade 10. The goals of the study are to identify the trajectory of adolescent health status and health behaviors; to examine predictors of key adolescent risk behaviors; to identify factors that promote or sustain positive health behaviors; to identify transition points in health risk and risk behaviors; and to examine the role of potential gene-environment interactions.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Research Initiative

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