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    Youth Risk Behavior Survey/Youth Tobacco Survey (YRBS/YTS)

    The Maryland YRBS/YTS is an on-site survey of students in Maryland public middle and high schools, focusing on behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability, including but not limited to, alcohol and other drug use, tobacco use, sexual behaviors, unintentional injuries and violence, and poor physical activity and dietary behaviors.

    The YRBS/YTS is a combination of CDC's Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) and Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS) and is administered every even year during the fall semester to measure and monitor youth risk behaviors.

    For more information and frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the Maryland YRBS/YTS Administration in schools, please click here​

    Click to access statewide and county-level data


    2018-2019 YRBS/YTS​​

    2016-2017 YRBS/YTS

    2014-2015 YRBS


    2012-2013 YRBS



    YRBS/YTS External Data Requests: 

    Please send all data requests by email to mdh.yrbs_ytsdatarequest1@maryland.gov . Data requests must include a description of what data is being requested and what the data will be used for. Please allow data requests to be fulfilled within 2 to 3 weeks.​