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Using Youth Risk Behavior Survey data to analyze housing instability among Delaware public school students

Ann M. Aviles, Kathleen McCallops, Maryam Hussain, James Highberger, Rachel Ryding, Sharon Merriman-Nai & Henry May

August 2020

This study provides information about the prevalence, living conditions, and demographic characteristics of housing instability among students in the state of Delaware. Data were obtained from the Delaware Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) for the 2011–2017 academic years and included 23,819 youth respondents in grades 6–12. Descriptive and logistic regression analyses were conducted to characterize student demographics.