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Percent of High School Students Who Vomited Or Took Laxatives To Lose Weight (City)

Source: CDC Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Department of Health and Human Services)
Topic: EducationSubtopic: Student BehaviorCategory: Dietary Behavior
Product: Local StatsDate Updated: March 2016Update Tips
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    * 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: 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013

    Permanent Link: http://data.sagepub.com/sagestats/15860

    General Notes: A - symbol represents data that is not available. Data represents percent of high school students who vomited or took laxatives to keep from gaining weight during the 30 days before the survey.

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