Youth disease risk prevalence

Updated 1/21/19

Some disease risk prevalence questions were added to the high school Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) beginning 2013, and middle school YRBS in 2015. Additional questions are included in TMT’s data files. Other youth risk behaviors are reported for the social & behavioral health indicator, including substance abuse, sexual behaviors, and youth suicide behaviors; and youth safety behaviors are reported for the safety & security indicator.


  • Sleep question changed from ≥8 hours/night in 2015, to ≥9 hours in 2017


Youth Risk Behavior Survey;

CDC, YRBS, Youth Online Data Analysis Tool

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