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Youth Risk Behavior Survey

The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) was developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and is conducted every two years in grades 9–12. The survey has been administered in San Diego Unified School District for over 25 years. The YRBS measures behaviors that are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in youth, including intentional and unintentional injury and violence, tobacco use, alcohol and other drug use, sexual behavior, dietary behavior, and physical activity. By gathering this information, it allows us to see trends in student behavior and guides our decisions for developing and implementing health programs for students in our district. Please see CDC's YRBS Fact Sheet and CDC's YRBS website for more information.

Please find more information on the following pages:

2023 YRBS Data and Reports

2021 YRBS Data and Reports

2019 YRBS Data and Reports

2017 YRBS Data and Reports

2015 YRBS Data and Reports

2013 YRBS Data and Reports

Sexual Identity and Gender Expression Reports

Youth Online: Local, State, and National YRBS Data

YRBS Explorer: Explore Youth Risk Behavior Survey Questions 

YRBS FAQs