Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

  • Purpose: To assess adolescent behavioral health risks.
  • Key Information: Health-risk behaviors in public school students grades 6 through 12 that contribute to the major causes of death, disease, injury, and social problems.
  • Collection Period: Biennially (odd years)

Rhode Island Numbers

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Depression and Violence

Tobacco Usage

Alcohol Usage

Drug Abuse

Obesity & Risk Factors

Sexual Activity

Vehicular Safety

Source: 2011 RI High School Health-Risks Summary Report