Data & Statistics
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)
Learn more about adolescents and health-risk behaviors.
COVID Experiences Surveys (CovEx)
Learn more about the impact of COVID-19 in children, parents, and schools.
Adolescent Behaviors and Experiences Survey (ABES)
Learn more about adolescent health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Overview of DASH’s Surveillance Activities
Why is the YRBS Important?
Susan Court, former YRBS state coordinator and health enhancement specialist at the Montana Office of Public Instruction, explains the importance of CDC’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) and how it sheds light on the health issues students are facing. She explains how YRBS data can be used to improve adolescent health and well-being.
Other Data & Statistics
- The National School COVID-19 Prevention StudyA study conducted by CDC, through a contract with ICF, to better understand COVID-19 prevention strategies in schools.
- The Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS)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)A national survey periodically conducted by CDC to assess school health policies and practices at the state, district, school, and classroom levels.