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Health Data


One of the Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education is to conduct population-level assessments. GatorWell consistently administers health surveys to UF students to help guide decisions about programs, services and policies on campus.

Healthy Gators Student Survey

The Healthy Gators Coalition created the Healthy Gators Student Survey in fall 2007 and administered it to randomly selected UF students in spring of 2008, spring of 2010 and spring 2013.  It is a comprehensive health survey of UF students addressing ten key areas:

  1. Impediments to academic performance
  2. General health
  3. Medical problems
  4. Mental health, sleep and stress
  5. Sexual health and contraception
  6. Alcohol, tobacco and other drug use
  7. Nutrition, weight and exercise
  8. Sexual assault and violence,
  9. Vehicle safety and sunlight/UV exposure, and
  10. Campus health services, resources and policies.  

For questions please email GatorWell or call 352-273-4450. The next administration is scheduled for spring 2016.



2008 Healthy Gators Report
2008 Healthy Gators Report
2010 Healthy Gators Report
2010 Healthy Gators Report
2013 Healthy Gators Report
2013 Healthy Gators Report
2015 E-Cigarette Survey Report
2015 E-Cigarette Survey Report
2016 Healthy Gators Survey Report
2016 Healthy Gators Survey Report

Core Alcohol and Drug Survey

GatorWell regularly administers the Core Alcohol and Drug Survey, a national survey designed to measure alcohol and other drug usage, attitudes, and perceptions among college students at two and four-year institutions. The survey address topics such as alcohol and other drug use, negative consequences, effects of alcohol, behaviors, and impact of other students' drinking. The survey was administered in Fall 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013. 4,000 randomly-selected, full-time undergraduate and graduate students age 18-24 were invited to participate in each survey administration.



CORE Alcohol and Drug Survey 2007
CORE Alcohol and Drug Survey 2007
CORE Alcohol and Drug Survey 2009
CORE Alcohol and Drug Survey 2009
CORE Alcohol and Drug Survey 2010
CORE Alcohol and Drug Survey 2010
CORE Alcohol and Drug Survey 2011
CORE Alcohol and Drug Survey 2011
CORE Alcohol and Drug Survey 2013
CORE Alcohol and Drug Survey 2013

Sexual Health Student Survey

The Sexual Health Student Survey was administered in spring 2009 by GatorWell to gather relevant health data from UF students in these key areas:

  1. Sexual behaviors
  2. Contraception
  3. Condom use
  4. Sexually transmitted infection testing and Human Papillomavirus vaccination
  5. Pornography consumption,
  6. knowledge
  7. Self-efficacy
  8. Sources of information
  9. Campus resources 


Sexual Health Student Survey 2009
Sexual Health Student Survey 2009

Stress, Time and Sleep Management Survey

GatorWell developed the Stress, Time and Sleep Management Student Survey to gather health information from University of Florida students to identify needs and prioritize campus programs and services in these health-related areas.  The survey was administered in fall 2009 to examine different aspects of stress, time and sleep management including behaviors, barriers, management strategies, perceived importance, and relationship of these issues to academic performance.

 



Stress, Time and Sleep Management 2009
Stress, Time and Sleep Management 2009

Check out some  of our student data in infographic form!



UF Student Stress
UF Student Stress
E-Cigarette Use at UF
E-Cigarette Use at UF
Know Your Status
Know Your Status
Active Gators
Active Gators

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