sábado, 28 de junio de 2014

CDC - YRBSS - Fact Sheets - Adolescent and School Health

CDC - YRBSS - Fact Sheets - Adolescent and School Health

Fact Sheets

Youth Risk Behavior Survey Fact Sheets

The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) provides data on health-risk behaviors among 9th–12th grade students in the United States, including behaviors that contribute to injuries and violence; alcohol or other drug use; tobacco use; sexual risk behaviors; unhealthy dietary behaviors; and physical inactivity. YRBS also measures the prevalence of obesity and asthma among youth and young adults.
Note: The PDFs on this page are approximately 50K-400K.Adobe PDF

National Trends, 1991—2013

Changes in youth risk behaviors from 1991 through 2013:

Compare State/District and National Results

The following links provide tables that compare 2013 state and district YRBS data with 2013 national YRBS data. Each table includes
  • Selected state or district prevalence estimates and confidence intervals
  • National prevalence estimates and confidence intervals
  • Comparisons between the selected state or district and national data based on t-test analyses
The tables can be modified by clicking on the “Modify Table Data” link at the top of the table.

MontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew Jersey
New MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhio
OklahomaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennessee
TexasUtahVermontVirginiaWest Virginia

Baltimore, MDBoston, MA
Broward County, FLCharlotte-Mecklenburg, NC
Chicago, ILDetroit, MI
District of ColumbiaDuval County, FL
Houston, TXLos Angeles, CA
Memphis, TNMiami-Dade County, FL
Milwaukee, WINew York City, NY
Orange County, FLPalm Beach County, FL
Philadelphia, PASan Bernardino, CA
San Diego, CASan Francisco, CA
Seattle, WA 

* States and districts listed above had weighted data for the 2013 YRBS. This means that the site achieved at least a 60% overall response rate. With weighted data, it is possible to say, for example, "X% of high school students in our state smoked cigarettes during the past month."

Youth Risk Behavior and School Health Policy Fact Sheets

For the United States overall and for select states and school districts, these fact sheets present information about the percentages of youth who engage in certain risk behaviors, along with the status of school health policies and programs designed to address those behaviors.
Obesity, Dietary Behavior, & Physical Activity 
Sexual Risk Behavior
Tobacco Use

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