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United States Adolescent Health Facts

Adolescent health spans many areas, from mental, physical and reproductive health to substance abuse to relationships. The choices made and behaviors adopted during these years affect adolescents' overall wellbeing and, potentially, their health throughout their lives. Find OAH factsheets on five health areas, based on federal data for adolescents in the entire United States:



National and state data sheets are updated annually. The specific timing of updates depends on the release schedule of the data sources cited for each topic.

Content created by Office of Adolescent Health
Content last reviewed on November 21, 2014