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DC Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

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.

2015 DC YRBS Survey

2012 DC YRBS Survey

2010 DC YRBS Survey

2007 DC YRBS Survey


YRBS Parent Opt Out Letters

YRBS Data Survey Letter to LEAs

FAQs about administering YRBS 

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