Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBS) obtains information from a random sample of public middle and high school students about the prevalence and age of initiation of various health risk behaviors such as tobacco use, physical activity, eating habits, alcohol and drug use, and behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence.
To collect information on age of initiation and prevalence of various health risk behaviors for public middle and high school students in Georgia on a regular basis.
To make data reports available to the public, health care professionals, and educators.
To provide youth risk health behavior and outcome data to public health programs to assist in developing prevention strategies and evaluating program effectiveness.
In 2013, the Georgia Department of Public Health administered the YRBS to public middle and high schools. 41 middle schools with 2,252 6th to 8th grade students and 35 high schools with 1,992 9th to 12th grade students participated in the YRBS.
2013 Middle School Bullying Facts
2013 High School Depression and Suicide Facts
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2013 Middle School Nutrition Facts
2013 High School Violence Facts
2013 High School Physical Activity Facts
2013 Middle School Physical Activity Facts
2013 High School Safety and Injury Facts
2013 Middle School Safety and Injury Facts
Nutrition and Physical Activity Behaviors and Perceptions among Georgia High School Students - Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2013
2013 High School Obesity Fact Sheet
2013 High School Physical Activity Fact Sheet
2013 Georgia Middle School Questionnaire
2013 Georgia Middle School Survey Summary
2013 Georgia Middle School Detail Tables
2013 Georgia Middle School Summary Tables
2013 Georgia Middle School Trend Analysis Report
2013 Georgia Middle School Graphs
2013 Georga High School Questionnaire
2013 Georgia High School Survey Summary
2013 Georgia High School Detail Tables
2013 Georgia High School Summary Tables
2013 Georgia High School Trend Analysis Report
2013 Georgia High School Graphs
CDC's Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)
For more information on middle and high school student health data, please contact Alina Chung, MPH at [email protected] or (404) 463-6580.
Page Last Updated 12/05/2018