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Need to find something on AskHYS? Use the menus below to find data products including fact sheets and reports and resources including training materials and helpful tools.

Training Materials

HYS Resource & Link Format Description
HYS Interpretive Guide PDF (20 pages) Provides information that will help those involved in local program planning make the most of their survey results. Includes an overview of statistical considerations, local reports, and ways to use local data.
HYS Resource & Link:2022 Using your HYS Results, recorded webinar (1:24:51)
Training Presentation (PDF)
Recorded Training Webinar (MP4)
Video This training includes accessing, understanding, interpreting, and communicating HYS results.
HYS Regional Workshop – Using your HYS Results, recorded full HYS Training (2:45:37)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uf-FZgK5U6E
Video This is an in-depth training of how to use AskHYS.net and access HYS results. This training workshop includes step-by-step instructions on how to navigate the HYS website, results, and resources.
What is AskHYS.net (3:58)
https://www.askhys.net/Docs/Videos/What%20is%20AskHYS.htm
Video A snapshot explanation on how to navigate the AskHYS.net website. Includes a high-level overview of what survey results and resources are available on the website.
Do I need to Log On? (3:01)
https://www.askhys.net/Docs/Videos/Do%20I%20Need%20to%20Log%20On.htm
Video An overview of when AskHYS.net log-on access is necessary, and how to create a log-on.
What is a Fact Sheet (2:22)
https://www.askhys.net/Docs/Videos/What%20is%20a%20Fact%20Sheet.htm
Video A snapshot overview of HYS Fact Sheets. Fact Sheets are one way to access HYS results.
Generating a Fact Sheet (5:04)
https://www.askhys.net/Docs/Videos/Generating%20a%20FactSheet.htm
Video A step-by-step overview of how to an HYS Fact Sheet, and what is included on a Fact Sheet.
Fact Sheet Content (0:33)
https://www.askhys.net/Docs/Videos/Fact%20Sheet%20Content.htm
Video Information on how to find out which survey questions and survey forms correspond with Fact Sheet results.
What is a Frequency Report (3:43)
https://www.askhys.net/Docs/Videos/What%20is%20a%20Frequency%20Report.htm
Video A snapshot of HYS Frequency Reports. Information on what data is available in Frequency Reports and how to navigate the content within the Frequency Reports.
Opening a Frequency Report (4:10)
https://www.askhys.net/Docs/Videos/Open%20a%20Frequency%20Report.htm
Video A step-by-step overview of how to run a Frequency Report from AskHYS.net. Details provided on what data is available through Frequency Report.
What are Additional Reports (1:18)
https://www.askhys.net/Docs/Videos/What%20Are%20Additional%20Reports.htm
Video An overview of what report documents are available on AskHYS.net. Additional reports can be helpful in understanding HYS methodologies.
What is the Q x Q (1:46)
https://www.askhys.net/Docs/Videos/What%20is%20the%20Q%20x%20Q.htm
Video A snapshot overview of using the Q x Q tool. This tool is used to cross tabulate two HYS survey variables to see how they interact.
Interpreting the Q x Q (2:32)
https://www.askhys.net/Docs/Videos/Interpreting%20the%20Q%20x%20Q.htm
Video Detailed instructions on how to use the Q x Q tool, and how to understand the results. This tool is used to cross tabulate two HYS survey variables to see how they interact.
Crosstab Limitations (4:27)
https://www.askhys.net/Docs/Videos/Crosstabs%20and%20Limitations.htm
Video When using the Q x Q tool, some limitations may arise - Especially if there was a small number of students who completed a survey question, and/or if a survey question is not on each HYS survey form. This video explains those limitations.

Helpful Tools

HYS Resource & Link Format Description
Template for HYS Charts
https://www.askhys.net/Docs/Template%20for%20HYS%20Charts%205-7-2019.xlsx
Excel file A template to create standardized HYS charts. Users can enter data, titles, location and more into sheet to create localized data charts.
Tool for Determining HYS Statistical Significance
https://www.askhys.net/Docs/HYS%20Tool%20for%20Determinig%20Statistical%20Significance.xls
Excel File A tool to determine if two survey results are different from another. Enter the percentage and confidence interval for two results to test for statistical significance.
Analysis Manual
https://www.askhys.net/Docs/Analysis%20Manual%20for%202021%207-15-2022.pdf
PDF (147 pages) Establishes standard methods for simple frequency and crosstab analysis of Healthy Youth Survey data. Supports STATA programming of HYS analysis.

Data Products

Product Link Description
HYS Fact Sheets https://www.askhys.net/FactSheets This interactive tool provides a single page results summary about a specific HYS topic. You will be prompted to choose an HYS year, location, and topic.
HYS Frequency Reports https://www.askhys.net/Reports This interactive tool provides reports of local HYS results and frequencies of each HYS question. You will be prompted to choose an HYS year and region of interest.
HYS QxQ Analysis https://www.askhys.net/Analyzer This tool allows you to generate a results table for any question in the survey. You can also cross-tabulate two variables to look at their interaction with each other.
Bias Analysis https://www.askhys.net/Reports/BiasAnalysis Biannual summary of the bias analysis, which checks if HYS participants represent the students attending public schools in WA.
Analytic Reports https://www.askhys.net/Reports/Analytic Biannual details of the findings from each administration of the Healthy Youth Survey.
Risk and Protective Factor Reports https://www.askhys.net/Reports/Analytic Historical information and analyses of risk and protective factors in HYS data.
Past Participation Data https://www.askhys.net/Past The tables and response rates can be used to determine if HYS results are available for each location and grade level.

Past HYS Trainings

2022 Healthy Youth Survey Regional Workshops

Workshops presented information about 2022 survey results, how to access HYS results, products available on www.AsKHYS.net, and how to interpret and communicate HYS results.

2019 Healthy Youth Survey Regional Workshops

Workshops presented information about 2018 survey results, how to access HYS results, products available on www.AsKHYS.net, and how to interpret and communicate HYS results.

Training Tools

Data Analysis & Technical Assistance Manual

Interpretive Guide

Reviewing your survey results and need help interpreting them? This guide provides an overview of the frequency reports and suggestions for reviewing and using your results.

HYS Chart Template

Need to create a chart with HYS results? Here is a template that makes charts similar to the HYS PowerPoint slides.

Testing for Significant Differences

Need to determine if two survey results are different from another? Here is a tool for testing statistical significance. You need the percentage and confidence interval for two results.

Training Videos


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