Thursday, June 9, 2016

2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey Results Released


Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System

Today, the Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) released the 2015 national, state, and large urban school district Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) results on the YRBS Web site at

The release includes:
  • an MMWR Surveillance Summary that includes results from the 2015 National YRBS and from 37 state and 19 large urban school district YRBSs
  • new fact sheets and summary documents
  • an updated version of Youth Online - a web-based data system that allows users to view and analyze national, state, and large urban school district YRBS results
  • public-use datasets and technical documentation
YRBS Background:

The YRBS monitors six categories of priority health behaviors among high school students—behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence; tobacco use; alcohol and other drug use; sexual behaviors related to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV infection; unhealthy dietary behaviors; and physical inactivity—plus the prevalence of obesity and asthma.

View the Results

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