Arizona Youth Survey (AYS)


Purpose Frequency Survey Design Unit of Analysis Data Categories
To assess and monitor the:• Attitudes of students regarding substance abuse and street-gang activities• Prevalence of substance abuse and gang-related activities among studentsStatutory Reference:ARS § 41-2416 Biennial (Even Numbered Years) Multistage, Stratified random sample(by small, medium and large schools) Students in grades 8, 10 and 12 • Community risk and protective factors,• Family risk and protective factors,• School risk and protective factors,• Peer/Individual risk and protective factors,• Lifetime and 30 day use of Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (ATOD),• Antisocial behaviors in relation to ATOD use, handguns, gangs, violence and academic achievement


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