SA-1 Reduce the proportion of adolescents who report that they rode, during the previous 30 days, with a driver who had been drinking alcohol

National Data Source
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (CDC/NCHHSTP)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
28.3 (2009)
Target
25.5
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported riding, at least once during the 30 days preceding the survey, with a driver who had been drinking alcohol
Denominator
Number of student in grades 9 through 12
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System:

[NUMERATOR:]

During the past 30 days, how many times did you ride in a car or other vehicle driven by someone who had been drinking alcohol?

  1. Zero times
  2. 1 time
  3. 2 or 3 times
  4. 4 or five times
  5. 6 or more times
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective

References and More Information

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2009. Surveillance Summaries, June 4, 2010. MMWR 2010;59(No. SS-5).
  2. Klein, R.J.; Proctor, S.E.; Boudreault, M.A.; Turczyn, K.M. Healthy People 2010 Criteria for Data Suppression. Statistical Notes No. 24. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2002.