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IVP-35 Data Details

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IVP-35 Reduce bullying among adolescents

About the Data: National

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

Data Source: 
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
No
Measure: 
percent
Baseline (Year): 
19.9 (2009)
Target: 
17.9
Target-Setting Method: 
10 percent improvement
Numerator: 

Students in grades 9-12 who have been bullied on school property in the past 12 months

Denominator: 

Students in grades 9-12

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Not applicable
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data: 

    From the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System:

    [NUMERATOR:]

    The next question asks about bullying. Bullying is when 1 or more students tease, threaten, spread rumors about, hit, shove, or hurt another student over and over again. It is not bullying when 2 students of about the same strength or power argue or fight or tease each other in a friendly way.

    During the past 12 months, have you ever been bullied on school property?

    1. Yes
    2. No
Data Collection Frequency: 
Biennial
Methodology Notes: 

    This question was added to the national YRBS for the first time in 2009.

About the Data: State

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the state-level data.

Data Source: 
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
Measure: 
percent
Numerator: 

Students in grades 9-12 who have been bullied on school property in the past 12 months

Denominator: 

Students in grades 9-12

Questions Used to Obtain the State Data: 

      From the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System:

      [NUMERATOR:]

      The next question asks about bullying. Bullying is when 1 or more students tease, threaten, spread rumors about, hit, shove, or hurt another student over and over again. It is not bullying when 2 students of about the same strength or power argue or fight or tease each other in a friendly way.

      During the past 12 months, have you ever been bullied on school property?

      1. Yes
      2. No
Data Collection Frequency: 
Biennial
Methodology Notes: 

      This question was added to the national YRBS for the first time in 2009.