YRBS

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YRBSYouth Risk Behavior Survey
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Students participating in the YRBS are given 45 minutes in a required class period to complete the survey by recording their answers to multiple-choice questions on an answer sheet.
Analyses use pooled data from the 2015 and 2017 cycles of the national YRBS, a biennial, school-based survey of U.S.
The sample population studied included local-level YRBS responses from 260,952 students in grades 9-12.
students surveyed for the YRBS reported sexual intercourse with at least one person in the preceding 3 months, and more than 11% had had four or more lifetime partners.
Individual states collect YRBS data biennially in odd years from a state-representative sample of 9th to 12th grade public high school students, using two-stage cluster sampling (Eaton et ah, 2010).
[13,16-19] The observation that higher proportion of adolescents belonging to nuclear families were reportedly indulging in high-risk behavior with respect to many facets of YRBS finds consonance with the figures reported by various other workers.
We compared the effects of the different policy changes in these four New England states on youth sexual behaviors and contraceptive use using the 2003-2009 bi-annual waves YRBS data.
The 2013 national YRBS data is based on 13,583 usable questionnaires completed in 148 regular public and private schools with students in at least one of grades 9 through 12 in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
The positive Z850A centers were located at (112[degrees]E, 19[degrees]N) and (115[degrees]E, 17[degrees]N), respectively, in PE and PI years, which were favorable for increased precipitation in June over YRBS [23, 24].
Lifetime alcohol use was stable but high from 1998 to 2008 (Table 2), as indicated by data from SADHS 1998 and 2003 (20% and 25%, respectively) and YRBS 2002 and 2008 (49.1% and 49.6%, respectively).
They examined the relationship between the legalization of medical marijuana and marijuana consumption using nationally representative data on high school students from the Youth Risky Behavior Survey (YRBS) for the years 1993 through 2009, a period when 13 states, including Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Maine, Nevada, Oregon and Washington, legalized medical marijuana.
Under the terms of the contract ICF International will conduct the national Youth Risk Behaviour Survey (YRBS), the National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) and the School Health Policies and Practises Study (SHPPS).