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Indiana Coalition to Improve Adolescent Health (ICIAH). The ICIAH published the state's first adolescent health plan identifying ten priority health issues that impact the health and well-being of Hoosier adolescents. (Accessed last on May 26, 2010)
Motor Vehicle Safety. Information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Accessed last on May 3, 2010)
Suicide Prevention Resource Center. Provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies, and to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. (Accessed last on May 3, 2010)
Web-Based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS), 2006. Data provided by the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Accessed last on May 3, 2010)
Suicide, Depression, and Mental Illness:
Evans N, et al. Influence of tobacco marketing and exposure to smoking on adolescent susceptibility to smoking. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 1995;87(20):1538-1545.
Results from the 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Primary source of information on the prevalence, patterns, and consequences of alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drug use and abuse in the general U.S. civilian non institutionalized population, age 12 and older. (Accessed last on May 27, 2010)
U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Cigarette Report for 2006. (Accessed last on May 28, 2010)
U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Smokeless Tobacco Report for 2006. (Accessed last on May 28, 2010)
Indiana Cancer Consortium. Provides resources on evidence based practice and best practices for cancer-related topics. (Accessed last on May 28, 2010)
Indiana Healthy Weight Initiative. Provides support and resources for statewide partners, health professionals, community health champions and interested citizens working to promote healthy eating and active living and to make the healthy choice the easy choice in Indiana. (Accessed last on May 28, 2010)
Preventing Childhood Obesity: A School Health Policy Guide, National Association of State Boards of Education, May 2009. Provides the latest policy updates and recommendations about how to promote physical education and activity and healthy eating policies in schools. (Accessed last on May 28, 2010)
*2005 YRBS data for the physical activity question concerning “Percent of high school students who were physically active for a total of at least 60 minutes per day, five or more days per week” was removed from our trend analysis because of methodological issues about how it was asked that year compared to subsequent years.
Physical Activity Information: