Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morbidity and Mortality
Weekly Report, Surveillance Summaries, Vol. 65, No. 6 Youth Risk
Behavior Surveillance-United States, 2015: http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/data/yrbs/pdf/2015/ss6506_updated.pdf
Focus on the following sections:
- Behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries
- Behaviors that contribute to violence
- Tobacco Use
- Alcohol and Other Drug Use
- Sexual Behaviors Related to Unintended Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infections, Including HIV Infection
- Dietary Behaviors
- Physical Activity
- Obesity, Overweight, and Weight Control
- Other Health Related Topics
Pay close attention to the various health behavior
statistics presented in each section. This will help you develop an
understanding of current health issues requiring prevention education.
the 68.0% of students nationwide who had ridden a bicycle during the 12
months before the survey, 81.4% had rarely or never worn a bicycle
Healthy People 2020 Topics and Objectives: https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives
Focus on any topics of interest by clicking on available topic links.
Choose one statistic from each of the NINE sections (as listed above) in the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly
Report, Surveillance Summaries, Vol. 65, No. 6 Youth Risk Behavior
Surveillance-United States, 2015.
Choose at least one health topic of interest from Healthy People 2020 Topics and Objectives.
Write a reaction to any (one or more) of the
statistics and health issues you shared in your pin, being sure to state
what health issue interests you most and why it interests you.