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CDC's Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2011-2021

March 23, 2023

text heavy page summary of SUDs, small cut off photo of teens on electronicsEXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The CDC Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Data Summary & Trends Report: 2011–2021 provides the most recent surveillance data, as well as 10-year trends, on health behaviors and experiences among high school students in the United States (U.S.) related to adolescent health and well-being.

These include sexual behaviors, substance use, suicidal thoughts and behaviors, experiences such as violence and poor mental health, social determinants of health such as unstable housing, and protective factors such as school connectedness and parental monitoring.

The report also highlights disparities in these important outcomes by sex, race and ethnicity, sexual identity, and sex of sexual contacts.

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