Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System

The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) monitors six types of health-risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults, including:

YRBSS also measures the prevalence of obesity and asthma among high school students.

YRBSS includes national and state surveys of high school students and is supported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For additional information about the YRBSS, go to the CDC website.