Youth Obesity Data
To assess adolescent behavioral health risks using the Youth Risk Behavior Survey.
Health risk behaviors in public school students grades 6 through 12 that contribute to the major causes of death, disease, injury, and social problems.
Key Findings, 2019
- Less than 1 in 4 (24.4%) middle school students exercise an hour a day every day.
- 44% of middle school students and 47% of high school students spend more than 3 or more hours using a computer or playing video games.