Research & Resources

2015 Health-Related Behavior (HRB) Survey - Active Duty Service Members

The Health Related Behaviors Survey (HRBS) is the U.S. Department of Defense’s flagship survey for understanding the health, health-related behaviors, and well-being of service members. Originally implemented to assess substance use (i.e., illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco), the survey now includes content areas—such as mental and physical health, sexual behavior, and post deployment problems—that may affect force readiness or the ability to meet the demands of military life. The 2015 HRBS included U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Coast Guard personnel,