Resource: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System 2021 Data

The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) 2021 dataset provides the most recent data on ongoing and emerging health behaviors and experiences among high school students enrolled in public and private schools across the United States. These data are the first YRBS data collected since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The supplemental Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Supplement (MMWR) provides the first comparison of youth health behaviors and experiences since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The report describes data from new survey questions on unstable housing, exposure to community violence, mental health, and protective factors, including parental monitoring and school connectedness. Learn more.