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A Portrait of Adolescents in America, 2001

Author: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Date Published: 2001

This report explores the health and health care experiences of 2,000 adolescents, ages 13 to 17, surveyed online in May 2001. This survey's purpose was to learn from teens about their physical, mental and social well-being and the perceptions and behaviors that promote or threaten their health. This report also suggest that while we can do better serving all teens, there are distinct groups that may need more proactive attention and intervention. These distinct groups are: Risky Health Behaviors; Symptoms of Depression; and Special Health Care Needs.

Price: free
Number of Pages: 49