Begun in 1975, a nationally representative cross-sectional annual survey of 12th-grade students. In 1991, this survey began to also sample 8th- and 10th-grade students. While the primarily focuses of this survey is on drug usage and demographic characteristics, it also contains questions on various social attitudes, lifestyle orientations, and other youth behaviors.
A longitudinal study, focusing on health-related behaviors, of a nationally representative sample of over 20,000 adolescents who were in grades 7-12 during the 1994-95 school year, and have been followed for five waves to date, most recently in 2016-18.
This survey provides rich data on multiple, intersecting aspects of adolescents’ lives—including physical and mental health, access to quality health care, and the adolescent’s family, neighborhood, school, and social context. Explore survey data oneline
This survey monitors six types of health risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults, including behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence, tobacco use, alcohol and other drug use, sexual risk behaviors, unhealthy dietary behaviors, and physical inactivity.