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Youth Behavior Risk Survey

Youth Behavior Risk Survey

Summary results from YRBS 2011, 2015, 2015, 2017

Source: Youth Risk Behavior Survey (2011, 2013, 2015, 2017)

Data are weighted to the NYC public high school student population

Data prepared by Bureau of Epidemiology Services, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, April 2016

The NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is conducted through an ongoing collaboration between the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), the Department of Education (DOE), and the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The New York City's YRBS is part of the CDC's National Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS). The survey's primary purpose is to monitor priority health risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of mortality, morbidity, and social problems among youth in New York City. For more information see EpiQuery,


NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
Drank five or more alcoholic drinks in a row in past 30 daysdrank_5drinks_30daysdrank_5drinks_30daysText
Binge drinking Ɨ in past 30 daysbingedrink_30daysbingedrink_30daysText
Adolescent obesityadolescent_obesityadolescent_obesityText
Physically active 60 minutes per dayphysically_active_60_minutes_per_dayphysically_active_60_minutes_per_dayText
Got help from a counselor in past 12 monthsgot_help_from_a_counselor_in_past_12_monthsgot_help_from_a_counselor_in_past_12_monthsText
Drinks 1 or more sodas per day in past 7 daysdrinks_1_or_more_sodas_per_day_in_past_7_daysdrinks_1_or_more_sodas_per_day_in_past_7_daysText
Smoked at least once past 30 dayssmoked_30dayssmoked_30daysText

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