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Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the BRFSS is the world's largest telephone survey. Information from the survey is used to improve the health of the American people. You can view survey results and also select state information.
North Dakota State Data Center
In cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of the Census, the North Dakota State Data Center receives and distributes economic and demographic information through the lead agency at North Dakota State University. The center responds to requests, conducts research, compiles information, and disseminates research findings to meet the demographic and economic needs of North Dakota.
North Dakota Youth Risk Behavior Survey (North Dakota YRBS)
This website includes information about the North Dakota Youth Risk Behavior Survey. In the spring of odd-numbered years, data is obtained from North Dakota students in seventh through 12th grade on behaviors that contribute to injuries, tobacco use, alcohol and other drug use, sexual behaviors, dietary behaviors and physical activity.
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)
Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the YRBSS monitors six categories (behaviors that contribute to injuries, tobacco use, alcohol and other drug use, sexual behaviors, dietary behaviors and physical activity) of health-risk behaviors among youth and young adults; these behaviors contribute to physical inactivity and other serious health risks. The YRBSS is conducted every two years and includes local, state and national school-based surveys of representative samples of ninth-through 12th-grade students.
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