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2019 Nevada Middle School Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS): Washoe County Special Report
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The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health contracted with the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Community Health Sciences to conduct the YRBS in all middle schools throughout the state. The 2019 Nevada Middle School YRBS provides statewide data to assess priority health-risk behaviors among middle school students; measure progress toward achieving national health objectives for Healthy People 2020 and other program and policy indicators; and evaluate the impact of school and community interventions at the national, state, and local level. It is our intention that these data will be used by education and health professionals, policy makers, community members, and researchers to improve the health of Nevada’s middle school students. This report focuses on 2019 YRBS data from Washoe County Middle Schools (18 Middle Schools and 1,373 students). If you have any questions or comments please contact https://www.unr.edu/public-health/research-activities/nevada-youth-risk-behavior-survey