IVP-34 Reduce physical fighting among adolescents

National Data Source
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (CDC/NCHHSTP)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
31.5 (2009)
Target
28.4
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of students in grades 9 through 12 who report being in a physical fight at least 1 time during the 12 months preceding the survey
Denominator
Students in grades 9 through 12
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System:

[NUMERATOR:]

During the past 12 months, how many times were you in a physical fight?

  1. 0 times
  2. 1 time
  3. 2 or 3 times
  4. 4 or 5 times
  5. 6 or 7 times
  6. 8 or 9 times
  7. 10 or 11 times
  8. 12 or more times
Data Collection Frequency
Biennial
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective