2013 RI Middle School Health-Risks Summary Report
Rhode Island Department of Health, 2013
This report examines 16 health-risk indicators for RI public middle school (MS) students as collected through the CDC sponsored Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS). The findings from the YRBS are used to inform policy and programs alike regarding the major causes of injury, disease and mortality.
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