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KiGGS is a long-term study conducted by the Robert Koch Institute

KiGGS Wave 2

Dietary Behaviour in Germany

How often do 12- to 17-year-olds in Germany eat fast food? Are energy drinks still popular in this age group? How many children consume organic food daily? Issue 1/2020 of the Journal of Health Monitoring provides answers to these and further questions on dietary behaviour in Germany. The articles are based on data from the second Eating study as a KiGGS module (EsKiMo II, 2015–2017).

More Information in Journal of Health Monitoring 1/2020

KiGGS Wave 2

Overview of the survey methods and key data of the study

The fieldwork of the second follow-up to the "German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents" (KiGGS) was completed in August 2017. The current Special Issue of the Journal of Health Monitoring provides an overview of the survey methods and key data of the study.

More Information in Journal of Health Monitoring S03/2017

Results

KiGGS baseline study

Numerous articles have been published on the results of the KiGGS baseline study (2003 to 2006) in both national and international journals. Large numbers of additional publications on the KiGGS baseline study have appeared in the health report publication series of the government at the RKI.

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KiGGS Baseline Study: Study Protocol

“The challenge of comprehensively mapping children’s health in a nation-wide health survey: design of the German KiGGS-Study”.

Results

Reference percentiles for growth and blood pressure from KiGGS 2003-2006

This publication comprises detailed figures and tables on KiGGS growth and blood pressure percentiles including a comparison with growth standards currently used in Germany.

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