Alleghany County Public Schools. 2006 Youth Risk Behavior Survey Kerry J. Redican, MPH, Ph.D. David S. Sallee, Ph.D. Professor, School of Education Assistant Professor Virginia Tech Bridgewater College . Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS).
Alleghany County Public Schools
2006 Youth Risk Behavior Survey
Kerry J. Redican, MPH, Ph.D. David S. Sallee, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Education Assistant Professor
Virginia Tech Bridgewater College
YRBS was developed by Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Middle School Survey
High School Survey
YRBS was modified to include questions on (1) CORE Measures
-Lifetime Use: Alcohol, Tobacco, Marijuana
-Age of Onset: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Marijuana
-Perception of Harm: Alcohol, Tobacco, Marijuana
-Parental Disapproval: Alcohol, Tobacco, Marijuana
(2) Other Behaviors: Bullying, Perception of
School and Community Support
Middle School Survey: 82 Questions
High School Survey: 108 Questions
Surveys were administered to Clifton Middle School 8th Grade Students (Middle School Survey) and 10th and 12th Grade Alleghany High School Students (High School Survey) in November, 2006
Completed surveys were processed and data was imported into SPSS
Frequency data was complied for each question (1) by grade, (2) by gender, and (3) comparisons to previous results and national averages.