Carried a gun on at least 1 day during the previous 30 days (9th-12th grade only)

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Definitions: High school youths who carried a gun on at least 1 day during the previous 30 days. The data for this indicator is derived from the High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey. It measures the percentage of high school-aged youths who carried a gun on at least one day during the 30 days prior to the survey

Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 2013 and 2015 High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data.
Available at http://nccd.cdc.gov/youthonline. Accessed on November 4, 2016.


Footnotes: Last updated November 2016.