This report summarizes risky behavior (behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries or violence, tobacco use, drug use, sexual behaviors that may cause unintended pregnancy or sexually transmitted diseases, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity) among a nationally representative sample of 9th-12th grade students. Results commonly showed that high school students are engaged in behaviors that increase their likelihood for the leading causes of death among 10–24 year olds in the United States.
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance – United States, 2009
CCRS Center Publication
MMWR Surveillance Summaries