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Methodology of the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System — 2013


The CDC's Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) released a report titled "Methodology of the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)-2013." The report describes changes and updates since the last publication of YRBSS methodology in 2004. Some changes and updates from earlier descriptions of the system include: questionnaire content, data collecting protocols, and report and publications.

Primary Toolkit:

Epidemiology Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Adolescents, Epidemiology, Research, Surveillance


Institutional Author:

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention





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