Florida Middle School Youth Risk Behaviors (State Level Data)


  
Florida Middle School Youth Risk Behaviors - 2021
Listing of Indicators for the Selected YearOverall
Dietary Behaviors
Middle School Students Who Did Not Eat Fruit or Drink 100% Fruit Juices (MS-YRBS)9 (7.9 - 10)
Middle School Students Who Ate Fruit or Drank 100% Fruit Juices One or More Times per Day (MS-YRBS)58.4 (56.7 - 60.1)
Middle School Students Who Ate Fruit or Drank 100% Fruit Juices Two or More Times per Day (MS-YRBS)32.9 (31.2 - 34.7)
Middle School Students Who Did Not Eat Vegetables (MS-YRBS)21.3 (18.9 - 23.6)
Middle School Students Who Ate Vegetables One or More Times per Day (MS-YRBS)32.5 (30.7 - 34.2)
Middle School Students Who Ate Vegetables Two or More Times per Day (MS-YRBS)18.7 (17.3 - 20.1)
Middle School Students Who Ate Vegetables Three or More Times per Day (MS-YRBS)9.8 (8.8 - 10.8)
Middle School Students Who Did Not Drink Milk (MS-YRBS)31.7 (30 - 33.5)
Middle School Students Who Drank One or More Glasses per Day of Milk (MS-YRBS)30.2 (28.4 - 32)
Middle School Students Who Drank Three or More Glasses per Day of Milk (MS-YRBS)7.4 (6.5 - 8.3)
Middle School Students Who Did Not Drink Soda or Pop (MS-YRBS)30.7 (28.8 - 32.5)
Middle School Students Who Drank a Can, Bottle, or Glass of Soda or Pop One or More Times per Day (MS-YRBS)21.1 (19.1 - 23.1)
Middle School Students Who Drank a Can, Bottle, or Glass of Soda or Pop Two or More Times per Day (MS-YRBS)12.4 (10.9 - 14)
Middle School Students Who Did Not Eat Breakfast (MS-YRBS)14.6 (13.2 - 16)
Middle School Students Who Ate at Fast Food Restaurants on Three or More Days (MS-YRBS)26 (24 - 28)
Middle School Students Who Ate Dinner Together With Their Parents or Guardians on Four or More Days (MS-YRBS)58.4 (56 - 60.8)
Obesity, Overweight and Weight Control
Middle School Students Who Described Themselves as Slightly or Very Overweight (MS-YRBS)31.4 (29.8 - 32.9)
Other Health Topics
Middle School Students Who Visited a Dentist for a Check-Up (MS-YRBS)75.2 (73.4 - 77)
Middle School Students Who Got Eight or More Hours of Sleep (MS-YRBS)46.3 (44.2 - 48.4)
Middle School Students Who Always or Most of the Time Wear Sunscreen or Sun Block (MS-YRBS)13.1 (11.6 - 14.6)
Middle School Students Who Have a Disability or Long-Term Health Problem That Keeps Them From Doing Everyday Activities (MS-YRBS)7.4 (6.5 - 8.3)
Middle School Students Who Provide Care for Someone in Their Family or Household Who is Chronically Ill, Elderly or Disabled With Activities They Would Have Difficulty Doing on Their Own (MS-YRBS) (MS-YRBS)21 (18.7 - 23.3)
Physical Activity
Middle School Students Who Did Not Participate in at Least 60 Minutes of Physical Activity on at Least One Day (MS-YRBS)15 (13.4 - 16.6)
Middle School Students Who Were Physically Active at Least 60 Minutes per Day on Five or More Days (MS-YRBS)43.4 (40.9 - 46)
Middle School Students Who Were Physically Active at Least 60 Minutes per Day on All Seven Days (MS-YRBS)24.3 (22.8 - 25.9)
Middle School Students Who Attended Physical Education (PE) Classes on One or More Days (MS-YRBS)71.9 (68.1 - 75.8)
Middle School Students Who Played on at Least One Sports Team (MS-YRBS)50.7 (48.4 - 53.1)
Middle School Students Who Had a Concussion From Playing a Sport or Being Physically Active (MS-YRBS)18.9 (17.5 - 20.3)
Middle School Students Who Spent Three or More Hours per Day on Screen Time (MS-YRBS) (MS-YRBS)71.2 (69.7 - 72.8)
Substance Use
Middle School Students Who Ever Drank Alcohol (MS-YRBS)23.2 (21.8 - 24.7)
Middle School Students Who Had Their First Drink of Alcohol Before Age 11 Years (MS-YRBS)9.9 (8.9 - 10.9)
Middle School Students Who Currently Drink Alcohol (MS-YRBS)7.1 (5.8 - 8.3)
Middle School Students Who Ever Used Marijuana (MS-YRBS)7.4 (6.1 - 8.7)
Middle School Students Who Currently Use Marijuana (MS-YRBS)3.8 (3 - 4.5)
Middle School Students Who Ever Took Prescription Pain Medicine Without a Doctor's Prescription or Differently Than How a Doctor Told Them to Use It (MS-YRBS)8.6 (7.5 - 9.7)
Middle School Students Who Ever Used Inhalants (MS-YRBS)5.6 (4.7 - 6.6)
Tobacco Use
Middle School Students Who Ever Tried Cigarette Smoking (MS-YRBS)8.3 (7.3 - 9.2)
Middle School Students Who Currently Smoke Cigarettes (MS-YRBS)1.7 (1.3 - 2.2)
Middle School Students Who First Tried Cigarette Smoking Before Age 11 Years (MS-YRBS)3.3 (2.6 - 3.9)
Middle School Students Who Currently Smoke Cigarettes Daily (MS-YRBS)0.2 (0.1 - 0.4)
Middle School Students Who Currently Smoke Cigarettes Frequently (MS-YRBS)0.3 (0.1 - 0.5)
Middle School Students Who Ever Used an Electronic Vapor Product (MS-YRBS)15.3 (13.8 - 16.9)
Middle School Students Who Currently Use an Electronic Vapor Product (MS-YRBS)8.4 (7.1 - 9.7)
Middle School Students Who Currently Use an Electronic Vapor Product Frequently (MS-YRBS)1.4 (0.9 - 1.8)
Middle School Students Who Currently Use an Electronic Vapor Product Daily (MS-YRBS)0.9 (0.5 - 1.2)
Unintentional Injuries and Violence
Middle School Students Who Were the Victim of Teasing or Name Calling Because Someone Thought They Were Gay, Lesbian, or Bisexual (MS-YRBS)18.9 (17.8 - 20)
Middle School Students Who Were the Victim of Teasing or Name Calling Because of Their Weight (MS-YRBS)20.7 (19.5 - 21.9)
Middle School Students Who Felt Sad or Hopeless (MS-YRBS)36.7 (34.8 - 38.5)
Middle School Students Who Did Something to Purposely Hurt Themselves Without Wanting to Die (MS-YRBS)16.5 (15 - 18)
Middle School Students Who Rarely or Never Wore a Seat Belt (MS-YRBS)4.4 (3.6 - 5.2)
Middle School Students Who Ever Rode With a Driver Who Had Been Drinking Alcohol (MS-YRBS)18.8 (17.6 - 20.1)
Middle School Students Who Carried a Weapon (MS-YRBS)15.9 (14.3 - 17.5)
Middle School Students Who Carried a Weapon on School Property (MS-YRBS)0.5 (0.2 - 0.8)
Middle School Students Who Were in a Physical Fight on School Property (MS-YRBS)11.1 (9.5 - 12.6)
Middle School Students Who Were in a Physical Fight (MS-YRBS)24.8 (22.8 - 26.8)
Middle School Students Who Were Injured in a Physical Fight (MS-YRBS)1.7 (1.3 - 2.1)
Middle School Students Who Ever Experienced Physical Dating Violence (MS-YRBS)4.3 (3.5 - 5.2)
Middle School Students Who Have Been Bullied on School Property (MS-YRBS)23.7 (22.2 - 25.2)
Middle School Students Who Have Been Electronically Bullied (MS-YRBS)26.8 (25.2 - 28.5)
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Data Note(s)


Data Source:

  • Confidence intervals – Because the YRBS is a survey and all estimates of prevalence are subject to random sample errors, we include 95% confidence intervals with each prevalence (%) in the tables. The confidence interval ranges appear below the prevalence estimates in parentheses.

  • This is secondary, quantitative data.