Report On key findings from the Health Behavior in School-aged Children (HBSC) random sampling survey among secondary school students of Turkmenistan

No. of pages: 66

Publication date: 2015

Author: UNFPA

The WHO identifies adolescence as the period in human growth and development from ages 10 to 19. It is a period of sexual development starting from appearance of secondary sexual characters up to onset of sexual maturation; a period of behavior characteristic for adults is formed; a period of transition from full social and economic dependence on adults towards relative independence.