Change Indicator

Alcohol, cigarette, and drug use among public high school students in Virgin Islands

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Definition and Source



Percent of public high school students that report currently using alcohol, cigarettes, or marijuana.

Data Source

VI Youth Risk Behavior Survey (VI-YRBS)


Data is based on responses by 63% of all students in the territory's four public high schools. Thus, the data are not reflective of all youth in this age group. For example, research shows that out-of-school youth are more likely than youth attending school to engage in the majority of health-risk behaviors.

Last Updated

June 2010