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YRBSS Results

YRBSS Results, Slides, and MMWR Publications

Slides

The 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) results are summarized in a PowerPoint® presentation that presents national prevalence by gender, grade, and race/ethnicity, national trends, state and local medians and ranges, and state maps.

Sections (in PowerPoint® format)
Entire Presentation

YRBSS Journal Articles

For a list of related journal articles authored or co-authored by CDC staff, please see YRBSS Journal Articles .

YRBSS Fact Sheets and Comparison of State/District and National Results

National YRBS/SHPPS Combination Fact Sheets (2013 YRBS and 2014 SHPPS)

Changes in youth risk behaviors from 1991 through 2013:

2013 Youth Risk Behavior and School Health Policy Fact Sheets related to 1) Obesity, Dietary Behavior, & Physical Activity, 2) Sexual Risk Behavior, and 3) Tobacco Use are available upon request. These fact sheets present information about the percentages of youth who engage in certain risk behaviors, along with the status of school health policies and programs designed to address those behaviors.

To request fact sheets for individual states and school districts, please complete the YRBSS Data Request Form.

Note: PDFs on this page range in size from 120K to 245K

The following links provide tables that compare 2013 state YRBS data with 2013 national YRBS data. Each table includes

  • Selected state prevalence estimates and confidence intervals
  • National prevalence estimates and confidence intervals
  • Comparisons between the selected state and national data based on t-test analyses

*States listed above had weighted data for the 2013 YRBS. This means that the site achieved at least a 60% overall response rate. With weighted data, it is possible to say, for example, "X% of high school students in our state smoked cigarettes during the past month.

The following links provide tables that compare 2013 district YRBS data with 2013 national YRBS data. Each table includes

  • Selected district prevalence estimates and confidence intervals
  • National prevalence estimates and confidence intervals
  • Comparisons between the selected district and national data based on t-test analyses

*Districts listed above had weighted data for the 2013 YRBS. This means that the site achieved at least a 60% overall response rate. With weighted data, it is possible to say, for example, "X% of high school students in our state smoked cigarettes during the past month.

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