Youth monitor

Health and welfare

This page contains the indicators for the domain “Health and welfare” of the National Youth Monitor.

At the moment, the English version of the National Youth Monitor contains only results for the years 2007 to 2011. If results are available for other years or periods (see the explanation of the indicator) they can be retrieved from the Dutch version of the site, or by contacting the Youth Information desk.

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Health and welfare

Indicator 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Participation in preventive health care (%) 95.4 95.4 95.5 95.4 94.8
Positive health perception (%) 93.8 93.0 93.0 92.6 93.0
Mortality, perinatal (‰) 4.8 4.4 4.4 4.1
Mortality, infant (‰) 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.3
Alcohol, use (aged 12-18 years, %) 69.8
Alcohol, binge drinkers (aged 12-18 years, %) 31.5
Smoking, smoked recently (aged 10-19 years, %) 20 18
Drugs: use of cannabis (aged 12-18 years, %) 17.4
Drugs: recent use of cannabis (aged 12-18 years, %) 7.7
Drugs, total use of hard drugs (aged 12-18 years, %) 3.5
Drugs, use of xtc (aged 12-18 years, %) 2.6
Drugs: use of cocaine (aged 12-18 years, %) 1.7
Bodyweight: not overweight (aged 2-24 years, %) 85.0 85.3 85.0 85.3 85.6
Bodyweight: overweight (aged 2-24 years, %) 15.0 14.7 15.0 14.7 14.4
Bodyweight: severely overweight (obese) (aged 2-24 years, %) 3.5 3.0 3.0 4.1 3.2
Physical exercise: complies with combined norm (60 min.) (aged 12-17 years, %) 52.2
Youth care clients, funded by province (0-17 years) 104,090 104,345 104,965 102,175
Child abuse, total number of first contacts (aged 0-17 years) 65,143 64,592
Child abuse, advice as a result of first contacts (aged 0-17 years) 34,517 33,767
Child abuse, consultations as a result of first contacts (aged 0-17 years) 11,334 11,347
Child abuse, investigations as a result of firts contacts (aged 0-17 years) 19,292 19,478
Psychosocial well-being (aged 12-16 years, mark) 7.6
Experienced sexual intercourse (aged 12-24 years, %) 54
Sexual assault (aged 12-24 years, %) 11
Use of condoms (aged 12-24 years, %) 58
Use of contraceptive pill (aged 12-24 years, %) 73
 
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