However, six Florida counties (Broward, Duval, Hillsborough, Miami-Dade, Orange, and Palm Beach) are or have been funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to collect county-level data.
National, state, and county-level data (where available) can be found on the CDC’s YRBS website (YRBSS - Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System - DASH/Healthy Youth).
First, a random sample of public high schools is selected for participation in the survey.
Second, within each selected school, a random sample of classrooms is selected, and all students in those classes are invited to participate in the survey.
The purpose of the YRBS is to monitor priority health-risk behaviors that contribute substantially to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among youth, which contribute to patterns in adulthood. Since 2001, the YRBS has been jointly administered in odd-numbered years by the Florida Departments of Health and Education.
State data collection for the YRBS does not include county-level data.
Zika fever has also been reported in travelers returning to the U. Take protect yourself and your loved ones: Drain standing water, no matter how seemingly small, cover your skin with mosquito repellent or protective clothing and keep windows and doors covered with screens.
The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is a statewide, school-based confidential survey of Florida’s public high school students.
The YRBS has been supported by many agencies, including the Florida Departments of Education, Children and Families, and Juvenile Justice, school districts throughout the state, and the Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) at the CDC.The responses of the survey participants are weighted to be representative of all Florida public high school students.Zika Fever is a mild febrile illness caused by a mosquito-borne virus.It has been identified in several countries in Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Travel Advisory to impacted countries can be found here.
Topics on the YRBS The following topics are asked in this survey: 1) Demographic information (age, gender, grade, race/ethnicity, weight, height); 2) Unintentional injuries and violence; 3) Tobacco use; 4) Alcohol and other drug use; 5) Sexual behaviors; 6) Dietary behaviors; and 7) Physical activity.Sampling Methods The YRBS is based on a two-stage cluster probability sample design.