Self-report in Youth Health Monitoring: evidence from the Rotterdam Youth Monitor
Under Dutch law, preventive youth healthcare organisations have a duty to ensure the early identification of children with health or developmental problems. Similarly, municipalities have a duty to monitor young people’s health at least every four years. For problem identification and monitoring, both individual and collective, these organisations often use self-report questionnaires. The overall aim of this thesis is to study various methodological and validity issues related to the use of self-report questionnaires among young people in a preventive youth healthcare setting. Seven specific research questions are derived from the Rotterdam Youth Monitor (RYM), a longitudinal youth health surveillance system integrated into preventive youth healthcare in the greater Rotterdam area.
|Publisher||Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam|
|Promotor||Verhulst, F.C. (Frank) , Donker, M.C.H. (Marianne)|
|Sponsor||Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam-Rijnmond, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, GGD Nederland, Jurriaanse Stichting|
|Keywords||Rotterdam Youth Monitor, monitoring, youth healthcare|
van de Looij-Jansen, P.M.. (2010, April). Self-report in Youth Health Monitoring: evidence from the Rotterdam Youth Monitor. Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/18629