Data & Statistics
Summary of Major Surveillance Activities
Surveillance is the ongoing collection, analysis, and interpretation of data
from generalizable samples. CDC's Division of Adolescent and School Health
(DASH) collects data on youth and school health
policies and programs.
See the Summary Chart of Major Surveillance Activities
for more information.
Health and Behavior Statistics
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
monitors six categories of priority health-risk behaviors among youth and young
adults at the national, state, and local levels.
YRBSS includes Youth Online: Comprehensive Results.
Youth Online is an interactive system that allows comparisons of comprehensive results from the Youth Risk Behavior
Survey. Data are available from 1991-2005.
Global School-based Student Health
Survey is a school-based survey conducted primarily among students
aged 13–15 years.
Healthy Passages is a
longitudinal study designed to understand what parents, schools, and
communities can do to help keep children healthy.
Health Policies and Programs
School Health Profiles monitors characteristics of health education in middle or junior
high schools and senior high schools in the United States. The Profiles
uses school-based surveys conducted by state and district education agencies.
School Health Policies and Programs Study is a national survey periodically conducted to assess school health
policies and programs at the state, district, school, and classroom
Data by State
presents YRBSS, Profiles, and SHPPS data arranged by state.
Information is also available on states funded by CDC's Division of
Adolescent and School Health.