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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance - United States 2011

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/2010 - 12/2011
Series or system 
United States National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

The MMWR report, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance - United States 2011, provides results from the 2011 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS). YRBSs are implemented at the national level by the Centers for Disease Control, and at the state, territorial, tribal and local levels by area departments of health and education.

Microdata is available through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/data/yrbs/data.htm

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Citation
Authors 
Eaton DK, Kann L, Kinchen S, Shanklin S, Flint KH, Hawkins J, Harris WA, Lowry R, McManus T, Chyen D, Whittle L, Lim C, Wechsler H, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Journal 
MMWR Surveill Summ
Volume 
61
Issue 
4
Pages 
1-162
Publication year 
2012
Suggested citation 

Eaton DK, Kann L, Kinchen S, Shanklin S, Flint KH, Hawkins J, Harris WA, Lowry R, McManus T, Chyen D, Whittle L, Lim C, Wechsler H, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance - United States 2011. MMWR Surveill Summ. 2012; 61(4): 1-162.