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Youth Risk Behavior Survey

The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is a survey of health-risk behaviors conducted in middle and high schools every two years in Washington, DC and around the United States. The YRBS covers six topic areas including:

  • Behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence
  • Tobacco use
  • Alcohol and other drug use
  • Sexual risk behaviors
  • Unhealthy dietary behaviors
  • Physical inactivity

Visit the CDC YRBS Website to view interactive data charts.

2007 DC YRBS Survey 2010 DC YRBS Survey

2012 DC YRBS Survey

2007 YRBS Report

2010 YRBS Fact Sheets

2012 High School Survey 

2007 High School Survey

2010 High School Survey

2012 Middle School Survey

2007 Middle School Survey

2010 Middle School Survey

2012 Parental Consent Documents (all languages
  2010 High School Descriptive Slides  
  2010 Middle School Descriptive Slides  

FAQs about administering YRBS 

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