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High school students who felt sad or hopeless during the past year in the United States

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: High school students enrolled in grades 9 to 12 who reported being sad or hopeless almost every day for 2 or more weeks in a row so that they stopped doing some usual activities, during the 12 months before the survey.

Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 2009-2019 High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data. Available at http://yrbs-explorer.services.cdc.gov/. Accessed on July 30, 2021.

Footnotes: Updated July 2021.
N.R. - Data are not weighted and not representative.
N.A. - Data are not available. 
A 95 percent confidence interval for each estimate can be found at High school students who felt sad or hopeless during the past year.