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From the 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Study:
Now I'd like to ask which health education topics are taught in any of the required courses that we've listed. Please give me the numbers of the topics your school teaches at some time in required courses.
Starting with the 2012 survey, the name of the SHPPS survey was changed from the School Health Policies and Programs Study to the School Health Policies and Practices Study.
A school is considered to provide health education on this key risk behavior and content area if it reports having a required course on suicide prevention.
This objective is adapted from a measure in Healthy People 2010 objective 7.2d, which tracked the proportion of secondary schools that included instruction in intentional injury in their health education program.
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