A Portrait of Adolescents in America, 2001

Publication Date: January 2001

Publisher: FACCT - The Foundation for Accountability; The Child and Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI)

Author(s): Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; The Child and Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI)

Research Area: FACCT

Keywords: focus groups; special needs; teen health

Type: Report


This report explores the health and health care experiences of 2,000 adolescents, ages 13 to 17, surveyed online in May 2001. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in collaboration with FACCT, conducted this survey to learn from teens about their physical, mental and social well-being and the perceptions and behaviors that promote or threaten their health.