DASH YRBSS - Students who are Currently Sexually Active (HS)

chronicdata.cdc.gov | Last Updated 15 Jun 2018

1991-2017. High School Dataset. The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) monitors six categories of priority health behaviors among youth and young adults: 1) behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence; 2) tobacco use; 3) alcohol and other drug use; 4) sexual behaviors related to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection; 5) unhealthy dietary behaviors; and 6) physical inactivity. In addition, YRBSS monitors the prevalence of obesity and asthma and other priority health behaviors.

This dataset has the following 35 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
YEARyearnumberYear of survey completion
LocationAbbrlocationabbrtextLocation abbreviation
LocationDesclocationdesctextLocation description
DataSourcedatasourcetextData source abbreviation
TopictopictextTopic (Physical activity, alcohol/drug use, etc.)
SubtopicsubtopictextSubtopic of data (dependent on topic)
ShortQuestionTextshortquestiontexttextShortened text of full question
Greater_Risk_Questiongreater_risk_questiontextGreater risk version of the question
DescriptiondescriptiontextAdditional details related to the question
Data_Value_Symboldata_value_symboltextDescription of data (e.g.%, $, etc.)
Data_Value_Typedata_value_typetextType of data (percentage, count, etc.)
Greater_Risk_Data_Valuegreater_risk_data_valuenumberNumerical data value pertaining to the greater risk question
Greater_Risk_Data_Value_Footnote_Symbolgreater_risk_data_value_footnote_symboltextSymbol that would be used to flag footnotes for the greater risk question data value
Greater_Risk_Data_Value_Footnotegreater_risk_data_value_footnotetextFootnotes for the greater risk question data value
Greater_Risk_Low_Confidence_Limitgreater_risk_low_confidence_limitnumberLow confidence interval limit for the greater risk data value
Greater_Risk_High_Confidence_Limitgreater_risk_high_confidence_limitnumberHigh confidence interval limit for the greater risk data value
Lesser_Risk_Questionlesser_risk_questiontextLesser risk version of the question
Lesser_Risk_Data_Valuelesser_risk_data_valuenumberNumerical data value pertaining to the lower risk question
Lesser_Risk_Data_Value_Footnote_Symbollesser_risk_data_value_footnote_symboltextSymbol that would be used to flag footnotes for the lower risk question data value
Lesser_Risk_Data_Value_Footnotelesser_risk_data_value_footnotetextFootnotes for the lower risk question data value
Lesser_Risk_Low_Confidence_Limitlesser_risk_low_confidence_limitnumberLow confidence interval limit for the lower risk data value
Lesser_Risk_High_Confidence_Limitlesser_risk_high_confidence_limitnumberHigh confidence interval limit for the lower risk data value
Sample_Sizesample_sizenumberSample size for question
SexsextextGender for respondent
RaceracetextRace for respndent
GradegradetextGrade for respondent
GeoLocationgeolocationlocationLatitude & Longitude to be provided for formatting GeoLocation or Geocode in the format (latitude, longitude)
TopicIdtopicidtextLookup identifier value for Topic; can be used for filtering the dataset
SubTopicIDsubtopicidtextLookup identifier value for subtopic; can be used for filtering the dataset
QuestionCodequestioncodetextLookup identifier value for question; can be used for filtering the dataset
LocationIdlocationidtextLookup identifier value for location; can be used for filtering the dataset
StratID1stratid1textLookup identifier value for sex; can be used for filtering the dataset
StratID2stratid2textLookup identifier value for race; can be used for filtering the dataset
StratID3stratid3textLookup identifier value for grade; can be used for filtering the dataset
StratificationTypestratificationtypetextIndicator for type of location: State, Territory, Locality, Other