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This report summarizes results for 118 health behaviors plus obesity, overweight, and asthma from the 2015 national YRBS and overall trends in health behaviors during 1991–2015.
All students in sampled classes were eligible to participate.
Schools, classes, and students that refused to participate were not replaced.
In one state and one large urban school district, all students in sampled schools were eligible to participate.
Survey procedures for the national, state, and large urban school district surveys were designed to protect students’ privacy by allowing for anonymous and voluntary participation.
Because of increases in the proportions of black and Hispanic students in the population, only selection of two classes per grade was needed in 20 to balance the precision needed for subgroup estimates with minimum variance for overall estimates.
In 2015, a two-stage cluster sample design was used to produce a representative sample of public school students in grades 9–12 in one state (South Dakota).
From the 1,259 PSUs, 54 were sampled with probability proportional to overall school enrollment size for the PSU.This questionnaire was used as the starting point for the state and large urban school district questionnaires.States and large urban school districts could add and/or delete questions from the standard questionnaire.Only one state and three large urban school districts included in this report used the 2015 YRBS standard questionnaire without modifications.