An assessment of the effect of data collection setting on the prevalence of health risk behaviors among adolescents.

@article{Kann2002AnAO,
  title={An assessment of the effect of data collection setting on the prevalence of health risk behaviors among adolescents.},
  author={Laura K Kann and Nancy D. Brener and Charles W. Warren and Janet L. Collins and Gary A. Giovino},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={327-35}
}
PURPOSE To examine the effect of data collection setting on the prevalence of priority health risk behaviors among adolescents. METHODS Analyses were conducted using data from two national probability surveys of adolescents, the 1993 national school-based Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) and the 1992 household-based National Health Interview Survey (NHIS/YRBS). Forty-two items were worded identically on both surveys. RESULTS Thirty-nine of the 42 identically worded items (93%) showed that… CONTINUE READING

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