Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Youth Risk Behavior Survey – Youth Online Update Released

CDCToday, the Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) released an updated version of Youth Online - a user-friendly data access application that allows you to view and analyze Youth Risk Behavior Survey data from1991 – 2015. Youth Online now contains national, state, and local data on two aspects of sexual orientation - sexual identity and sex of sexual contacts. Youth Online can be found at www.cdc.gov/yrbs.
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.
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