Data & Statistics

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CDC’s newly released 2020 School Health Profiles

Learn how schools implemented policies and practices and promoted connectedness during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Learn more about adolescents and health-risk behaviors.

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Learn more about the impact of COVID-19 in children, parents, and schools.

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Learn more about adolescent health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Learn more about school health policies and practices.

What is YRBS?

Celeste Jorge, epidemiologist at the Connecticut Department of Public Health, introduces us to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) and the value of its data. She explains how the information collected from YRBS can be used to help students make healthy choices to become healthy adults.

Other Data & Statistics

The National School COVID-19 Prevention Study is a study conducted by CDC, through a contract with ICF, to better understand COVID-19 prevention strategies in schools.

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The Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS) is a school-based survey conducted primarily among students aged 13–15 years in countries around the world.


The School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS) is a national survey periodically conducted by CDC to assess school health policies and practices at the state, district, school, and classroom levels.

Overview of DASH’s Surveillance Activities

Download a printable copy of Summary of DASH Surveillance Activities