Publication Abstract

Authors: Adams PF, Schoenborn CA, Moss AJ, Warren CW, Kann L

Title: Health-risk behaviors among our nation's youth: United States, 1992.

Journal: Vital Health Stat 10 (192):1-51

Date: 1995 Jun

Abstract: This report presents national estimates of the prevalence of selected health risk behaviors among youth ages 12-21 years, by sex, Hispanic origin, and race for youth of non-Hispanic origin. Topics include: cigarette and other tobacco use, alcohol and other drug use, sexual experience, HIV/AIDS education, runaway and homeless experiences, violence, unintentional injury control, weight control, and participation in physical activities. Data are from the 1992 National Health Interview Survey's Youth Risk Behavior Survey.