* Updates for this data series are no longer available from the CDC; 2013 is the final year this survey question was posed. Use caution when using percent change to describe differences between years as they can be very misleading when prevalence estimates are not taken into account.
Cities for this data series are based on the large urban school districts the CDC surveys.The CDC Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance survey is conducted on a biennially basis.
Years Available: 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013
Permanent Link: http://data.sagepub.com/sagestats/15859
General Notes: A - symbol represents data that is not available. Data represents percent of high school students who took diet pills, powders, or liquids (without a doctor's advice, to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight during the 30 days before the survey).