SH-3 Increase the proportion of students in grades 9 through 12 who get sufficient sleep

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
Yes
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
30.9 (2009)
Target
33.1
Target-Setting Method
Minimal statistical significance
Numerator
Students in grades 9-12 who sleep for 8 or more hours per night
Denominator
Students in grades 9 through 12
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System:

[NUMERATOR:]

On an average school night, how many hours of sleep do you get?

  1. 4 or less hours
  2. 5 hours
  3. 6 hours
  4. 7 hours
  5. 8 hours
  6. 9 hours
  7. 10 or more hours
Data Collection Frequency
Biennial
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable

Comments

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch

The target was revised from 33.2 to 33.1 due to a change in the rounding rules for target calculations of Minimal Statistical Significance.