Mississippi State Department of Health

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)


The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) is an anonymous, voluntary survey of adolescents' health, safety and behaviors.

The YRBSS survey is given to adolescents in selected middle schools and high schools in Mississippi every two years. The survey asks questions about behaviors related to:

These behaviors, many of which are preventable, contribute to the leading causes of poor health, disability and death among youth.

Survey Data


Links referenced on this page
Youth Online: Interactive YRBSS Data    https://nccd.cdc.gov/youthonline/App/Results.aspx?LID=MS
State and national data comparison    https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/data/yrbs/results.htm
About the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System    http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/yrbs/
More about the YRBSS program    https://www.mdek12.org/OHS/YouthRiskBehaviorSurveillanceSurvey
Youth Tobacco Survey    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/31,0,299,364.html ok

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