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YRBSS Journal Articles

The journal articles on this page were authored or co-authored by CDC staff. For a more expansive list, please see YRBS Journal Articles [PDF - 268 KB] .

School District Policies and Adolescents' Soda Consumption
Miller GF, Sliwa S, Brener ND, Park S, and Merlo C
Journal of Adolescent Health. 2016;59(1):17-23

Health Risk Behaviors by Length of Time in The United States Among High School Students in Five Sites
Everett Jones S, Pezzi C, Rodriguez-Lainz A, Whittle L
Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2016; 18:150-160ka

Withdrawal as Pregnancy Prevention and Associated Risk Factors among US High School Students: Findings from the 2011 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey
Liddon N, Olsen EO, Carter M, Hatfield-Timajchy K
Contraception 2016; 93(2):126-132. doi:10.1016/j.contraception.2015.08.015

Nonmedical Use of Prescription Drugs and Sexual Risk Behaviors
Clayton H, Lowry R, August E, Everett Jones S
Pediatrics 2016;137(1):e20152480

Association Between Bullying Victimization and Health Risk Behaviors Among High School Students in the United States.
Hertz M, Everett Jones S, Barrios L, David-Ferdon C, Holt M
Journal of School Health; 85(12):833-842

Trends in Injection Drug Use Among High School Students, U.S., 1995-2013
Klevens RM, Everett Jones S, Ward JW, Holtzman D, Kann L
American Journal of Preventative Medicine 2015, doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2015.05.026. Published online August 25, 2015

Associations of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviors with Dietary Behaviors among US High School Students
Lowry R, Michael S, Demissie Z, Kann L, Galuska DA
Journal of Obesity 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/876524. Published online May 25, 2015.

Physical and sexual teen dating violence among US high school students: Findings from the 2013 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey
Vagi KJ, Olsen EO, Basile KC, Vivolo-Kantor AM
JAMA Pediatrics 2015, doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.3577. Published online March 2, 2015.

Trends in weight management goals and behaviors among high school students—United States, 1999–2009
Demissie Z, Lowry R, Eaton DK, Nihiser AJ
Maternal and Child Health Journal 2015; 19(1):74-83

Health Risk Behaviors by Length of Time in The United States Among High School Students in Five Sites
Everett Jones S, Pezzi C, Rodriguez-Lainz A, Whittle L
Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2014.epub

Associations of Body Mass Index with Sexual Risk-Taking and Injection Drug Use among US High School Students
Lowry R, Robin L, Kann L, Galuska DA
Journal of Obesity 2014; Article ID 816071, 10 pages

Associations of School Violence With Physical Activity Among U.S. High School Students
Demissie Z, Lowry R, Eaton DK, Hertz MF, Lee SM
Journal of Physical Activity & Health 2014; 11:705-711

Indoor Tanning Among High School Students in the United States, 2009 and 2011
Guy G, Berkowitz Z, Tai E, Holman DM, Jones SE, Richardson LC
JAMA Dermatology 2014; doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.7124

School Violence and Bullying Among Sexual Minority High School Students, 2009–2011
Olsen E, Kann L, Vivolo-Kantor A, Kinchen S, McManus T
Journal of Adolescent Health, 2014

State Indoor Tanning Laws and Adolescent Indoor Tanning
Guy GP, Berkowitz Z, Everett Jones S, Olsen EO, Miyamoto J, Michael SL, Saraiya M
American Journal of Public Health 2014;104(4):e69-e74

Substance Use and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among American Indian and Alaska Native High School Students
De Ravello L, Everett Jones S, Tulloch S, Taylor M, Doshi S
Journal of School Health 2014;84(1):25-32

Trends in Indoor Tanning Among US High School Students, 2009–2013
Guy GP, Jr, Berkowitz Z, Everett Jones S, Holman DM, Garnett E, Watson M
JAMA Dermatol 2014; doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4677

Usual Source of Cigarettes and Alcohol Among US High School Students
Everett Jones S, Caraballo RS
Journal of School Health 2014;84:493-501

Association of UV Index and Sunscreen Use Among White High School Students in the United States
Everett SE, Olsen E, Michael SL, Saraiya M
Journal of School Health 2013, 83: 750-756

A Comparison of Fruit and Vegetable Intake Estimates from Three Survey Question Sets to Estimates from 24-Hour Dietary Recall Interviews
Eaton DK, Olsen E, Brener ND, Scanlon, KS, Kim SA, Demissie Z, Yaroch A
Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2013;113:1165-1174

Regular-Soda Intake Independent of Weight Status Is Associated with Asthma among US High School Students
Park S; Blanck HM; Sherry B; Everett Jones S; Pan L
Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2013;113:106-111

Suicidal Thoughts and Attempts Among U.S. High School Students: Trends and Associated Health-Risk Behaviors, 1991–2011
Lowry R, Crosby AE, Brener ND, Kann L
Journal of Adolescent School Health, 2013, 1-9

Indoor tanning device use among male high school students in the US
Miyamoto J, Berkowitz J, Everett Jones S, Saraiya M
Journal of Adolescent Health 2012;50(3):308-310

Trends in sunscreen use among US high school students: 1999-2009
Everett Jones S, Saraiya, M, Miyamoto J, Berkowitz Z
Journal of Adolescent Health 2012;50(3):304-307

Associations between risk behaviors and suicidal ideation and suicide attempts: Do racial/ethnic variations in associations account for increased risk of suicidal behaviors among Hispanic/Latina 9th- to 12th-grade female students?
Eaton DK, Foti K, Brener ND, Crosby AE, Flores G, Kann L
Archives of Suicide Research 2011;15(2):113–126

Cigarettes smoked per day among high school students in the United States, 1991-2009
Everett Jones S, Kann L, Pechacek TF
American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2011;41(3):297–299

Computer Availability and Principals’ Perceptions of Online Surveys
Eaton DK, Brener N, Kann, L, et al
Journal of School Health 2011;81(7):365-373

Healthy People 2010 objectives for unintentional injury and violence among adolescents
Olsen EO, Hertz MF, Shults RA, Hamburger ME, Lowry R
Am J Preventive Med 41 (2011), pp. 551-558

Relationships between hours of sleep and health-risk behaviors in US adolescent students.
McKnight-Eily LR, Eaton DK, Lowry R, Croft JB, Presley-Cantrella L, Perry GS
Preventive Medicine 2011;53(4-5):271–273

Risks to Health Among American Indian/Alaska Native High School Students in the United States
Everett Jones S, Anderson K, Lowry R, Conner H
Preventing Chronic Disease 2011;8(4):A76

Sufficient sleep, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors
Foti KE, Eaton DK, Lowry R, McKnight-Eily LR
American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2011;41(6):596–602

Prevalence of Health-Risk Behaviors Among Asian American and Pacific Islander High School Students in the US, 20012007
Lowry R, Eaton DK, Brener ND, Kann L
Public Health Reports 2011; 126(1):39–49

Trends in Human Immunodeficiency Virus- and Sexually Transmitted Disease-Related Risk Behaviors Among US High School Students, 19912009
Eaton DK, Lowry R, Brener ND, Kann L, Romero L, Wechsler H 
American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2011;40(4):427–433

Uses of Youth Risk Behavior Survey and School Health Profiles Data: Applications for Improving Adolescent and School Health
Foti K, Balaji A, Shanklin S
Journal of School Health 2011;81(6):345–354

Associations of Selected Health Risk Behaviors With Self-Rated Health Status Among US High School Students
Foti K, Eaton DK 
Public Health Reports 2010;125:771–781

Comparison of Paper-and-Pencil Versus Web Administration of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS): Health-Risk Behavior Prevalence Estimates
Eaton DK, Brener N, Kann L, et al
Evaluation Review 2010;34(2):137–153

Comparison of Web-Based Versus Paper-And-Pencil Administration of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS): Participation, Data Quality, and Perceived Privacy and Anonymity by Mode of Data Collection
Denniston MM, Brener N, Kann L, Eaton DK, et al
Computers in Human Behavior 2010; 26:1054–1060

Prevalence of Insufficient, Borderline, and Optimal Hours of Sleep Among High School Students—United States, 2007
Eaton DK, McKinight-Eily LR, Lowry R, Perry GS, Presley-Cantrell L, Croft JB
Journal of Adolescent Health 2010;46:399-401

Trends in Perceived Overweight Status Among Overweight and Non-Overweight Adolescents
Foti K, Lowry R
Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 2010;164:636–642

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