US Teen Substance Use: A True/False Quiz

September 18, 2020

Find out how much you know about substance use among US high school students with our 9-question true/false quiz based on the 2019 CDC Youth Risk Behavior Survey results.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released results of the 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey which monitors priority health risks and experiences among youth across the US including sexual risk behaviors, mental health, tobacco use, and more.

In the 9 questions below, we focus on the update addressing 4 current (ie, previous 30 days) and 7 lifetime substance use behaviors among high school students (grades 9-12) between 2009-2019. The 4 current substance use behaviors were marijuana, alcohol, binge, drinking, and prescription opioid misuse; 7 lifetime behaviors were marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, injection drug use, synthetic marijuana, and prescription opioid misuse.

Have prevalence rates decreased? Take the quiz for key results.