Youth behavior trends in the United States, 9th grade, 14-15 years old

by theimpossiblesalad

 

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data. Available at: www.cdc.gov/yrbs. Accessed on 2/22/2020.

Tools: Microsoft Excel and Adobe Photoshop for the visualization

Interesting note: back in 2006, a secondary analysis of data explored the correlation between television viewing and the risk of sexual initiation by young adolescents.

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It concluded that “among young adolescents who reported strong parental disapproval of sex, watching television 2 or more hours per day and lack of parental regulation of television programming were each associated with increased risk of initiating sexual intercourse within a year.”

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