Explore Youth Risk Behavior Survey Questions - United States, 2019
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The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) monitors six categories of health-related behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults, including—
-Behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence
-Sexual behaviors related to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV infection
-Alcohol and other drug use
-Unhealthy dietary behaviors
-Inadequate physical activity
-YRBSS also measures the prevalence of obesity and asthma and other health-related behaviors plus sexual identity and sex of sexual contacts.
YRBSS is a system of surveys. It includes:
1) a national school-based survey conducted by CDC and state, territorial, tribal
2) local surveys conducted by state, territorial, and local education and health agencies and tribal governments