Past Years' Data Files
Below you will find links to prior
years’ YRBS data sets and data guides. We have provided
the files for all years regardless of weight status. If a data set is
available in a format for a certain year, there will be a file extension in
the box next to the file type and under the year.
Click on the file extension
to open the file. To download the files, right-click (or option-click if you
are using a MAC) on the file extension in the table below and save the file to
All components are not available for every year due to changes
in the reports and improvements in technology over time. As a result, past years will have only the ASCII-formatted
data sets. SAS, SPSS, and MS Access datasets are only available in 2003, 2005, 2007,
An unformatted and unlabeled SPSS data file is available instead of the
Syntax file for 2003.
** See "How
do I use the SPSS syntax file?" for more information on using SPSS
syntax file for 2005 and 2007.