ORGANIZATION OF THE CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY YOUTH RISK SURVEY
YOUTH RISK SURVEY DATA ARE ORGANIZED AS DESCRIBED BELOW. USE THE LINKS IN THE HOMEPAGE TO SELECT THE DATA OR INFORMATION YOU WISH TO VIEW.
YOUTH RISK SURVEY QUESTIONS
Since Youth Risk Survey questions are abbreviated in the tables, the full text of questions is provided in the YOUTH RISK SURVEY QUESTIONS link to clarify their exact meaning.
Some questions in the Youth Risk Survey are converted to “calculated variables” designed to summarize or condense responses to one or more questions. Data in some tables are based on these calculated variables.
THE FOLLOWING RISK FACTORS ARE INCLUDED IN THE 2005 YOUTH RISK SURVEY. THE SUMMARY OF DEMOGRAPHIC AND HEALTH RISK FACTORS LINK PROVIDES AN OVERVIEW
· Population Characteristics
· Cigarette Smoking
· Body Weight
· Food and Drink
· Physical Activity
· Dietary Behaviors
· Calculated Variables
The link entitled GRAPHIC SUMMARY OF SELECTED RESULTS provides bar graphs and brief commentary concerning selected risks.
The link entitled SEX AND AGE DIFFERENCES TO BE MONITORED identifies noteworthy differences in risks based on sex and age. These differences will be monitored in subsequent surveys to see if change occurs.
The link entitled YOUTH RISK BEHAVIORS AND MORTALITY STATISTICS identifies risk behaviors related to smoking, poor nutrition, and lack of physical activity, which are associated with the leading causes of death for persons age 25 or older.
TABLES ARE AVAILABLE FOR EACH RISK FACTOR BROKEN DOWN BY
THE FOLLOWING RESPONDENT SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS
· Age Group
· Self-Assessment of Health
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