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Healthy Kids Colorado Survey and Smart Source Information

By August 3, 2022Trends
Healthy Kids Colorado Survey (HKCS) and Colorado Healthy Schools Smart Source (Smart Source), are Colorado’s widely-administered surveys on the health and well-being of young people and school health policies and practices that support youth health. Data from HKCS and Smart Source are complementary and can be used together to provide a more complete picture of youth and school health. Check out this video to learn more!
The surveys, conducted in the fall of odd-numbered years, are supported by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS), the Colorado Department of Public Safety (CDPS), the Colorado Department of Education (CDE), and an advisory group of state and local partners. The surveys are administered by a team of researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health (CSPH) at the  University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

CDPHE analyzes aggregated statewide and regional survey results, while the CSPH Survey Team aids schools and districts with accessing and interpreting their local results.

Learn more about the Smart Source Survey, including methodology, use of data, and how this resource complements the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey.

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