This article gives a clear overview of different kinds of risks that youth in Europe is facing.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tracks certain youth at-risk behaviors that they have deemed important and observable in their Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS). Every two years, a report is created based on six categories of health risk behaviors:
- behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence
- tobacco use, including when tobacco was first used, how many cigarettes are smoked per day
- alcohol and other drug use
- sexual behaviors that contribute to unintended pregnancy and STDs, including HIV infection
- unhealthy dietary behaviors
- physical inactivity, including obesity and asthma
This article gives the results of their latest statistics.